Saturday, March 26, 2005

Professional vs. Amateur Political Corruption

Fausta over at the Bad Hair Blog points to a story about bribes, kickbacks, and contract awards in Paris, to the tune of £50 million skimmed off £2.5 billion in contracts. Compared to these guys, our home-grown Jersey politicians are pikers. I guess it's due to the difference between 4 and 20 centuries of institutional corruption.