There is a line from Victorian schools' prescribed English text The Kite Runner that seems like an appropriate quote to kick off a discussion with my students on political honesty: "When you tell a lie you steal someone’s right to the truth."
Truth and lies: what young people think about politicians
Is it acceptable that politicians lie? Is there a difference between a lie and a broken promise? Keen to find out what young people think, secondary school teacher Chris Fotinopoulos talked to his students.