The Triumph of the Political Class

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Pocket Books, 2008 - Great Britain - 402 pages
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Both an extension of and a companion to his acclaimed exposé of political mendacity, THE RISE OF POLITICAL LYING, Peter Oborne's new book reveals in devastating fashion just how far we have left behind us the idea of people going into politics for that quaint reason, to serve the public. Notions of the greater good and "putting something back" now seem absurdly idealistic, such is the pervasiveness of cynicism in our politics and politicians. Of course, self-interest has always played a part, and Oborne will show how our current climate owes much to the venality of the eighteenth century. But in these allegedly enlightened times should we not know better? Do we not deserve better from those who seek our electoral approval? Full of revealing and insightful stories and anecdotes to support his case, and with a passionate call for reform, THE TRIUMPH OF THE POLITICAL CLASS is destined to be one of the defining political books of recent years.

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User Review  - Stuart Robinson - Goodreads

The writing style is a bit bland but interesting points. A book that should be read just before voting in a general election. Read full review

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User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

Interesting, but not as revelatory as it thinks it is. Oborne is strong on the emasculation of the various institutions and standards of office but weak on the reasons why. Read full review

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