Held to their accounts

France is wrestling with the question of how politicians use and misuse public money for their own ends.

Being accused of financial impropriety is not automatically a resigning matter here as it is, by convention, on the other side of the English Channel. A good dose of honour, and its counterbalance shame coupled with full disclosure, would do wonders for the political class ...

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