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The Monitor's View When officials try to recover from lies

Government officials, after being caught in fraud, can also move to prevent such ethical lapses. Here are a few recent examples, from the US to China.

When officials lie, the press often pounces like a fox, as it should. But what may matter more is how government recovers, learning to loathe lying and embrace honesty. As famed New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath once said, “It’s not how you fall that counts.... It’s how you get up.”

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