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Fine doctors and fallen bishops

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7063.1013 (Published 19 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1013
  1. Ian Robertson

    There's an awful lot of them about these days—morals I mean. We've had a lot of them from the leaders of the main political parties in Britain. And ex-Roman Catholic Bishop Roddy Wright could have done with some of his ex-lover's morals before selling his story to the News of the World. His ex-mistress tore up his cheque for £2000 and gave her story to the BBC rather than to the chequebook waving tabloid newspapers. That's about as close to the moral high ground as I've seen among this bunch.

    I confess to a deep suspicion of those from whom the word moral escapes their lips …

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