Barack Obama Quote

People are always asking me, 'Why, with these fancy degrees and a professorship, would you want to go into something dirty and nasty like politics?' And my answer is 'We've got too much cynicism in this country, and we're all in this together, and government expresses that.'


The New Yorker (31 May 2004)

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People are always asking me, 'Why, with these fancy degrees and a professorship, would you want to go into something dirty and nasty like politics?'...

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People are always asking me, 'Why, with these fancy degrees and a professorship, would you want to go into something dirty and nasty like politics?'...

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People are always asking me, 'Why, with these fancy degrees and a professorship, would you want to go into something dirty and nasty like politics?'...

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People are always asking me, 'Why, with these fancy degrees and a professorship, would you want to go into something dirty and nasty like politics?'...