“Politics is not an exact science,” said Bismark. But is it an art?

On this date in 1863, the Prussian statesman Otto von Bismark made a famous remark about politics to members of the Prussian parliament. “Politics is not an exact science,” he said, on December 18, 1863. At the time, Bismark was serving as right hand man and Minister-President for Prussian King William I, who faced occasional … Read more