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Jackson Mugarura asked 3 weeks ago

Is It True That Politics Is Dirty Game?

In the recent past, we have seen many Politicians fighting as if holding a political office is between life and death. This has been so in many different countries, US has also had it’s own share in the past few months. But I have seen this in my country Uganda for a quite long time. I normally follow current affairs and I guess it’s not a different case in your country. We have few exceptions, in countries like Canada, Australia and quite a few more others where you can hardly hear about these political battles. Is it true that politics is a dirty game? What’s your opinion?

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14 Answers
Gareth White answered 3 weeks ago

Politics is always dirty – no such thing as a clean fight these days. They rely on peoples votes and the only way to get more votes is by discrediting your opponent – hence the dirty tactics

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Ahmad Khasan answered 3 weeks ago

In essence politics is the noblest science and practice in the human civilization, but it is the hardest. Politic, in its very core, is the science of the distribution of justice and welfare. That is why every state constitution always filled with noble promises and words. But it is the human itself, especially the government people, who has yet to fully understood politics. There many cases where politics is very dirty, although there cases where the opposite is true, where politics is performed truly. It is not the politics that is dirty, but at the current state of development, we lack the true statesman, by a lot. I think the science of statesmanship should be taught in every level of education system anywhere in the world.

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David Matlala answered 2 weeks ago

Politics is about power. And power is control and wealth. To get the power you have to outmaneuver your opponents or competitors. To win such battles you need to use every trick in the book…like playing the man and not the ball.

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Shane Collins answered 2 weeks ago

I personally feel that politics have been a dirty game for much longer than we all would like to believe or know. Politicians need the general public and like above mentioned answers that have already stated that it easier to annihilate their competition hence why their actions can be seen as enforcing dirty tactics to get what they want.

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Steinar Kloverod answered 2 weeks ago

It looks like everybody that have answered this have the same opinion about politics. 
I don’t say that this never happens, but, we have no better system in a democracy to govern a country with a majority of the peoples meaning trough elections.

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Gareth White answered 2 weeks ago

Yes its all we have got and its better than nothing – well in most countries anyway

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Nnaemeka Victor answered 2 weeks ago

All things being equal, it is not a dirty game

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Nnaemeka Victor answered 2 weeks ago

In our world, all things cannot be equal. So, politics is a dirty game especially in highly corrupt countries like Nigeria

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Edward Duffy answered 2 weeks ago

Politics is played in many different ways in different countries and a lot of the time it is a brutal sport and generally nothing is left to chance and yes it can become very dirty and it is not for the faint hearted.

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Kenneth Ogbonnaya answered 2 weeks ago

Politics is always a dirty game especially in a country like Nigeria, the zoo where political leaders are the most wicked due to their political ambitions.

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Gareth White answered 2 weeks ago

I think the majority of people in politics play by the rules and dont do anything underhand – they are called politicians. The ones who bend and break the rules are called Leaders, Prime Minister, Presidents. You dont get to those positions without playing a little dirty.

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Leno Jean Pierre answered 2 weeks ago

I have never seen a dirty game like politics.in my country every time they are fighting against each other in their office,online,on television etc.

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Leno Jean Pierre answered 2 weeks ago

Politics is a dirty game, i have never seen a dirty game like politics.politicians do whatever they want for their own ambitions and purpose, specially in Guinea it all about their own interests, they can do everything shameless for only their ambitions .

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Kenneth Ogbonnaya answered 2 weeks ago

Politics is a dirty game over the world, but, the dirtiest in African continent where a political leader can cause 1000s death to achieve his political success.

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