So finally, after protesting his innocence for a year, Huhne pleads guilty to perverting the course of justice.
Now lets get this straight: he knew for a year after being found out that he was indeed guilty of the crime, but continued to lie and say he was innocent. Not only that, but he knew that he'd broken the law for the 10 years since he actually committed the crime and still continued to serve as an MP, still took a position at the top of his party, (even tried for the leadership), still took a position in the coalition.
I'd say that brings into question the character of the man: someone who is able to lie consistently for the best part of a decade should not be in government. Someone who is able to have that in his past and still carry on as normal to me shows some sort of character defect.
So you have to ask yourself, if he was able to lie about that, what else was he able to lie about?
It brings into question everything he has said in the past, every vote he has taken, every policy decision he has made, basically everything he has done. Do some digging and I'm sure there will be more...
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