Does MP mean Missing Person?

During election time, politicians invest money, time and emotions in their strenuous campaigns to elicit votes to put them in office.

It will, therefore, always be an enduring mystery why those who are eventually voted into Parliament seem to quickly take the privilege for granted.

Perhaps it is quintessential human nature as captured in lamentations such as ‘got till it’s gone’ or ‘not missing the water until the well runs dry or perhaps it is a weakness unique to politicians.

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