Paul Lachine


伦敦 ——

从明年开始,英国全体上议院议员 —— 我正是其中一员 —— 除了宣誓效忠女王之外,还必须签署一份诚信保证书。或许有人会说这些原则无懈可击。但不久之前,人们还相信受命为主权者出谋献计的官员能以其诚实正直胜任这一要职,并且相信荣誉准则在他们心中根深蒂固。


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