Politics has never been pretty, and perhaps it's hopelessly idealistic to imagine it was once an exceedingly noble profession, heavy on the eloquent debates and noble statesmen.It certainly is not for the weak-willed in today's world. Even in the world's established democracies, things are dirty. Post-Lewinsky America is obsessed with digging up dirt on anyone, at any cost. In Great Britain, the London tabloids' daily diet of sex, innuendo, relentless mudslinging and more sex makes it tough to find more enlightened and informed discourse.Sadly, the game is not much more sophisticated in La...
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