A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
I think politics is important. It’s how we run our society. I think it should be natural to have an interest in the subject, and I almost don’t understand why some people don’t.
You know they say the most dangerous person of the world is a member of the United States Congress just home from a three-day fact-finding trip.