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Is reading autobiographies and memoies of politicians help understand the practice of politics?
I want to be a politician in future so im wondering if this will teach me about real politics, not just theory
- tonalc2Lv 76 years agoFavorite Answer
I think autobiographies could help determine how an individual thinks and what their policies are--without spin from some other source. (Of course, they'll be putting their own spin on it.)
I prefer historical biographies. Doris Goodwin, David McCullough are good sources.
- Mao BiddenLv 76 years ago
Personal anecdotes are not road maps to broader understanding of politics, but could be helpful in understanding the intent and motives of the particular politician. LOL
- Gandy DancerLv 76 years ago
obongo's autobiographies were written by terrorist Bill Ayers. How helpful can they possibly be?
- Anonymous6 years ago
every person, regardless of race, has a breaking point.