“Of course you know that political thing put pressure on the sheriff that we had to do something,” the detective says.
What has changed, probably, is the funding of political coffers.
Once they did so, they became responsible for covering up—and continuing the mistakes of their political opponents.
“The law can be used in a number of ways if there is the political will to,” Assange said.
Eventually the Brotherhood will have to be reincorporated into the political process, and legalized and normalized.
And yet we have not clearly distinguished the political shepherd from his rivals.
I do not see that the Bard promotes any truth, moral or political.
There is nothing to show that we are political prisoners now.
It was the religious struggle which drew the political in its train.
This was, in fact, to be Cicero's political position in the future.
1550s, "pertaining to a polity, civil affairs, or government;" from Latin politicus "of citizens or the state" (see politic (adj.)) + -al (1). Meaning "taking sides in party politics" (usually pejorative) is from 1749. Political prisoner first recorded 1860; political science is from 1779 (first attested in Hume). Political animal translates Greek politikon zoon (Aristotle, "Politics," I.ii.9) "an animal intended to live in a city; a social animal."