Is it better to be a politician or a political scientist?  You can still be a successful political scientist while actively criticizing the status quo and the powers that be.  I think you are less able to do this if you are a politician.  Just look at the justice minister in Germany or the attaché to the Canadian Prime Minister both of whom were sacked for criticizing our own monkey dressed like a cowboy president.  Wacky shit.  If I were a politac scientoast, I’d have a good old time spreading shit all over.

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