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Why Plato believed we should pay MPs more

In the eyes of Plato, a portrait painter whose work bore no resemblance to their subject was guilty of misrepresenting “the nature of gods and heroes.” Oliver Cromwell, in a similar vein, insisted that artists portray him “warts and all.” Unlike Plato, few would argue David Cameron’s status as either a god or a hero. […]

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