Politician

A politician, political leader, or political figure (from Greek "polis") is a person who is involved in influencing public policy and decision making. This includes people who hold decision-making positions in government, and people who seek those positions, whether by means of election, inheritance, coup d'état, appointment, electoral fraud, conquest, divine right, or other means. Politics is not limited to governance through public office. Political offices may also be held in corporations, and other entities that are governed by self-defined political processes or can be known as freedom fighters.

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Famous quotes containing the word politician:

    It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born and bred a Dissenter.
    William Hazlitt (1778–1830)

    Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
    Marshall McLuhan (1911–1980)

    A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
    Adlai Stevenson (1900–1965)