“Is nothing sacred these days?” said UpTights.
“What are you moaning on about now?” said OldSmoothie.
“Once upon a time institutions were respected but in the last few years it seems like it’s all gone to pot. First, we find out that a fair proportion of our politicians were on the make at the public’s expense…”
“That can hardly have come as a surprise when you’ve er, been courted by several members of parliament over the years,” said OldSmoothie.