Like George W. Bush and Bill Clinton before him, he was a politician who was not haunted by his flaws.
In addition to that accusation, Peres was for a long time viewed as a politician interested only in furthering his own position.
Malalai Joya, a 31-year-old activist and politician, was once called “the bravest woman in Afghanistan” by the BBC.
Judd Gregg was always an insignificant journeyman Republican politician.
Webb comes across with a clarity of expression that is rare for a politician and that the voters might find a welcome tonic.
Rhodes was an extremely able politician, and a far-seeing one into the bargain.
The word is not in the vocabulary of the American politician.
Napoleon, when he had seen the letter, began a negotiation of some sort with this politician.
He wrote from the view-point of the politician,—not of the moralist.
He may be a financier, and cheat somebody; or a politician, and slander somebody; or a learned man, and hinder wisdom.
A person who succeeds through charm, diplomacy, mutual favors, etc •The term is mildly derogatory in suggesting a lack of true substance: If you called him an asshole to his face you're no politician (1592+)