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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 04:03 PM
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Conservatives all over the world just can't stop lying
from BBC:



Derby council candidate lied in phone-in about honesty



A candidate for Derby City Council has apologised for using a false name in a BBC phone-in about honesty in politics.

Ashley Waterhouse, 22, a Conservative standing in the Normanton ward, rang Radio Derby's breakfast show calling himself "Paul in Normanton".

His voice and number were recognised and, after initial denials, Mr Waterhouse admitted he had lied.

Derby South Conservative Association said it had rejected his resignation, calling the deception a "mistake". ............(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-1296853...




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FiveGoodMen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 04:05 PM
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1. How far would they get if they told the truth?
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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 04:07 PM
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2. Good point.
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City Lights Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 04:08 PM
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3. It's the only way they can win.
If they're honest, they lose.
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