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- noun One who supports or engages in
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I think a real realpolitiker would look at the situation in the Levant, and conclude that the best course of action is to just ignore everybody.
But there's another angle to this Angler - Cheney as Jack Bauer, the consummate fighter who will do most anything to protect his country from another attack, a realpolitiker who subscribes to Churchill's war-time view that 'truth must be protected by a bodyguard of lies.
It’s not like they haven’t also been the last refuge of the coldhearted realpolitiker as well, but there is that history in the CIA of self-annointing themselves as on the side of the angels.