Politics explained

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Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy – Ernest Benn

In politics, absurdity is not a handicap – Napoleon Bonaparte

Practical politics consists in ignoring facts – Henry Adams

Nowhere are prejudices more mistaken for truth, passion for reason and invective for documentation than in politics – John Mason Brown

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other – Oscar Ameringer,

Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country – and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians – Charles Krauthammer

A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life – Robert Byrne

We believe that to err is human. To blame it on someone else is politics – Hubert H. Humphrey

We have the best government that money can buy – Mark Twain

A lot has been said about politics; some of it complimentary, but most of it accurate – Eric Idle


5 thoughts on “Politics explained

  1. Actually, what politics is about, and this is serious now, is when you have different people with different ideas and opinions and they need to create a solution, so they use politics to ensure that everyone is equally as unhappy with the outcome.


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