- politically correct,
- politically incorrect,
Origin of politician
Examples from the Web for politician
They are model citizens, the kind of people whose lives might be used as exemplary stories by a politician in a stump speech.
He reiterated the statements “I am not a politician” and “I am not a political advisor” so often that it seemed like a verbal tic.
“François Hollande never said a word out of line to me or behaved inappropriately with me—unlike many a politician,” she writes.Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex|Lizzie Crocker|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A politician or pundit screws up on one, and is made fun of on the other.
You would not know it by listening to cable news pundits, and no politician will ever admit it.
The saloon-keeper develops into the legislator, and wears the broadcloth and high hat of the politician.That Fortune|Charles Dudley Warner
A statesman and not a politician, he soon abandoned political life for the more congenial one of a medical teacher.
Since it spared him so many voters, the politician ought to have been grateful for this; but he was not.The Battle with the Slum|Jacob A. Riis.
They perplexed him as a politician intent upon order, and they afflicted him sorely as an ardent disciple of the Savoyard Vicar.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)|John Morley
We often deceive ourselves, gentlemen, and especially in our knowledge of so great a politician as this.Cinq Mars, Complete|Alfred de Vigny