Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The Sleaze Factor.....everywhere in the world

Hardly a day passes without a politician, somewhere in our globe, being accused of some misconduct, corruption or misbehaviour.

As FP notes:

"From Angola to Uzbekistan, Haiti to Zimbabwe, in far too many countries around the world, blatant official corruption not only goes unpunished -- it's the norm. But while we normally associate bribery, cronyism, and extortion with fragile developing states, the leaders of some of the world's most stable and prosperous democracies have recently been investigated on criminal charges. Is this a case of those in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, or does it mean that we're getting better at catching powerful crooks?"

Continue reading, here, to see a tabulation of who is doing what, and in what country.

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