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When honesty is the best policy

Does the scrutiny of an election campaign encourage deception?

By AC Grayling   May 2015

Nigeria's most recent election was "an instance of an election revealing something good." © Sunday Alamba/AP/Press Association Images

Who would choose a career in which success involves being loathed by at least half the population, in which every day is lived under the scrutiny of people who, if they cannot detect your mistakes, will claim you made them anyway, and either way will vilify you for it? A career that is…

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