Politics

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims…But accomplices.”

George Orwell

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.”

Groucho Marx

“Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.”

Ambrose Bierce

“There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money … and I can’t remember what the other one is.”

F. PAUL WILSON
  • Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) said that President Biden’s forthcoming pick of the first Black woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court in history will be a “beneficiary” of affirmative […]
  • Former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) told Fox News that Sarah Palin was right to go to a restaurant in New York City despite testing positive for Covid-19. Bachmann said Palin […]
  • Arizona state Rep. John Fillmore (R) “introduced legislation this week that would, among other things, get rid of almost all absentee and early voting in the state and mandate all […]
  • “In the wealthiest countries, 77 percent of people have received at least one dose, whereas in low-income countries the figure is less than 10 percent,” the New York Times reports. […]
  • “In a break from the past, the U.S. and its allies are increasingly revealing their intelligence findings as they confront Russian preparations for a possible invasion of Ukraine, looking to […]
  • “As if scripted by TV writers, a bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed mere hours before President Joe Biden was set to visit the area to tout his bipartisan infrastructure law,” Politico […]
  • The Hill wonders if President Biden’s “hot mic” moment this week when he was heard calling Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy a “stupid son of a bitch” was really an […]
  • “Redistricting and a flood of departing incumbents are paving for more extreme candidates in this year’s midterm elections,” Axios reports. “At least 19 House districts in 12 states […]
  • “Former Vice President Mike Pence said he had not spoken to former President Donald Trump since last summer, revealing the extent of the rift between the pair since the Capitol […]
  • Politico: “Ukraine was beset by attacks earlier this month when hackers defaced and disabled more than 70 government websites, and Microsoft discovered malware planted in Ukrainian government systems that could […]

“It is said that politics is the second oldest profession. But I came to the conclusion that it has much more in common with the first one.”

Ronald Reagan
The NPR Politics Podcast

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