Might it be that the Speaker is covering up yet more troughing?
No, really, he might be.
And how much should an MP get? Rather less than they think they should perhaps?
And John Locke thought they should get nothing. Just think of what would happen if people pursued power for the sake of the money!
We might hope at least now that politicians understand the idea of producer capture.
It's not as if they've ever managed to create a good regulation now, is it?
And finally, what one who complains about the trough gets from the trough.