Meanwhile, to hear Levinson tell it, the movie biz is possibly in sadder shape than the body politic.
In the long run, taking the pain now might just be the best medicine for the rot of hyper-partisanship that ails our body politic.
Just when we are all feeling depressed about the malaise of the body politic, along comes a book designed to make us feel worse.
Negotiation and compromise are the lifeblood of democracy, not poison to the body politic.
But it is Iraq that still gets the juices of the British body politic going to a degree it doesn't in America anymore.
It is upon us; it attaches to the body politic as much and closely as the natural wants attach to our natural bodies.
The Ruffian becomes one of the established orders of the body politic.
It is independent indeed, but at the heavy price of being rather an inorganic mass than a constituent part of the body politic.
Also I instance men of standing in the loose Indian body politic.
I do not see how good government can be looked for in the distant provinces when the body politic is so rotten at the core.