Simple Definition of Politician:
Someone who is active in government usually
Full Definition of Politician:
- a person experienced in the art or science of government; especially: one actively engaged in conducting the business of a government;
- a person engaged in party politics as a profession;
- a person primarily interested in political office for selfish or other narrow usually short-sighted reasons
“Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.” — Henry Kissinger
Comment …. I think Henry was being modest!
“Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.” — Nikita Khrushchev
Comment …. Remember the Alaskan bridge to nowhere? Was Khrushchev related to Nostradamus?
“I have always felt that a politician is to be judged by the animosities he excites among his opponents.” — Winston Churchill
Comment …. I think Donald Trump must have read Churchill’s memoirs.
“When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained.” — Edward R. Murrow
Comment …. I think the politicians are not the only performers these days, the political pundits complete the circus clown act.
“Today, wanting someone else’s money is called “need”, wanting to keep your own money is called “greed”, and “compassion” is when politicians arrange the transfer.” — Joseph Sobran
Comment …. Sorry Democrats, but this sounds awfully like Hilary Clinton! Apparently, she is not the only one!