The United Kingdom Ambassador to The U.S. Kim Darroch sits for an interview on Bloomberg Television in New York, New York, Friday May 18, 2018. Photograph: Victor J. Blue
Sir Kim Darroch, Britain's former ambassador to the US, resigned after his confidential cables were leaked last week. Victor Blue / Bloomberg

The Kim Darroch debacle shows that we need our diplomats to be honest more than ever before​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​