Politics is not an exact science.
Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.
Those who write the editorials and those who write the columns, they simply are unaccountable. They’re free to impose their cultural politics in the name of freedom of the press.
In politics people give you what they think you deserve and deny you what they think you want.
There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand.
The presidential candidates are offering prescriptions for everything from Iraq to healthcare, but listen closely. Their fixes are situational and incremental. Meanwhile, the underlying structural problems in American politics and government are systemic and prevent us from solving our most intractable challenges.
Politics is the art of the next best.
We’re building an independent political program that can run electoral politics and then turn on a dime to hold our leaders to task, in case they suddenly develop that old case of amnesia! We’ll be there to remind them what they promised and who they promised to work for!
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.