He said it all; a private individual, acting as a commentator, responding in the media to an article, delivered a terse yet effective verdict on Maltese corruption this week:
" Politicians obtaining bribes or "commissions" in cash are there for everyone to shame but they still remain in public office. From construction watchdogs, Police Ombudsman, PA, MFSA, IDPC, administrative tribunals, Parliament, OPM, LA, Citizenship, IMA ... all of them are politicised and those in charge abuse of their power, Everyone with eyes can see it. "
There it is. MONEYVAL sees it, too.