And the downsides?
Forget Murphy and Sodd, just look around the world of politics.
The accusations of one President spying on another who would be President have inadvertently thrown some light up into the murk at the top of the greasy pole. Not that many are pleased. Particularly the smoke and mirrors salespersons.
The Judge here, a long time go-to man for legal comment by the news media, has lost his moonlighting job for blowing the lid off this can of worms.
Phew! A chap can get caught up in phrases and cliches, mixing metaphors and end up shooting hisself in the foot. Political training, perhaps?
We elect people to 'represent' us but do not pay sufficient attention to what they do.
They assume powers for themselves but are rarely called out.
No, Ray, you answered correctly. But it was very murky up there.
Have a drink.