Comment: The broad definition of politics

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The broad definition of politics

Politics (from Greek: politikos, meaning "of, for, or relating to citizens") is the practice and theory of influencing other people on a civic or individual level.

Let's get back to basics. Politics is about influencing other people. Parties are tools to that end. They are one tool. They are not the only tool. We have a variety of tools at our disposal. What we need is the creativity to identify and use them.

He's the man.