Aiden Hoynes quote of the day

Programme Name: The Politician’s Husband - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. 1) - Embargoed for publication until: 16/04/2013 - Picture Shows: Aiden Hoynes (DAVID TENNANT) - (C) Day Break Pictures - Photographer: Liam Daniel

A system corrupted by lobbying and cronyism, which has tainted the integrity of all of us in this chamber. If you lie down with dogs, you get fleas, Mr Speaker, and we are infested with them!..We cannot let the issue of reforming our party funding system join the litany of our other broken promises. We said we would get rid of Punch & Judy politics in parliament. We haven’t. We said we would rid parliament of sleaze. We didn’t. We said we would be open and transparent in our dealings. We’re not. If the promises we make mean nothing, if the rights of citizens are trampled on by a government to suit its own ends, and if those they’ve elected do not hold the government to account, the people will do it themselves…

Here’s a quote from the great miniseries The Politician’s Husband episode 3, and you see David Tennant as Aiden Hoynes

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