People do not want politicians they know to be corrupt.
More Quotes from Paddy Ashdown:It is not only in Bosnia-Herzegovina that you find politicians trying to raise hoary old ghosts of the past and gruesome specters to drive people into the ballot box to vote for them,
I don't think Bosnia is ready for reconciliation, but I do think it is ready for truth.
The generous way of putting it is that we were not ready for this. The less generous way is to say: How was it possible to return to the politics of appeasement of the 1930s?
It was a superb agreement to end a war, but a very bad agreement to make a state. From now on, we have to part company with Dayton and try to build a modern democratic state, for which I have tried to lay the foundations.
I can create institutions, but I can't rewrite the chips in people's heads.
I don't know a country in the entire world that has made faster progress from war, let alone such a terrible war, to peace,
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