"ALL the skulduggery now being investigated seems to have started right in the middle of what we must now refer to as The Blair Years.
Is it just coincidence that the sleaziest premiership of my lifetime was co-synchronous with shoddy behaviour right across the spectrum? Politics, commerce, banking, bureaucracy, police, rigged ballots, embezzled expenses, fixed competitions, invented quotes, crooked bonuses. What are the bookies’ odds they are all completely unconnected? Or is it true that a fish rots from the head down?"