Lovers of conspiracy theories will be interested to note that Ruth Kelly, thought to be a member of Opus Dei, [organization website, BBC report] has taken over the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, after the embarrassing disclosures concerning Mr Prescott. However, Mr Prescott retains his official perks, causing outrage in some quarters. [BBC News] Perhaps he knows too much.
Why do people in public life take these risks? And who leads them into temptation?
See earlier posts Achilles Heel (Jan 2006), Identity Theft (Jan 2006), Mr Prescott Regrets (April 2006), Mr Prescott Remains (May 2006).
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