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The FT View: In Britain’s dire election, truth is the first casualty

Restoring trust in politics requires party leaders to act responsibly, writes the FT editorial board.

Among the most striking moments of the general election have been TV audiences twice laughing openly at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s insistence that he believes “truth is important” in politics.

Mr Johnson is far from the only offender in a dismal campaign...