Why does politics not connect with people?

Britains-political-leader-007.jpgI don’t know about you but I often hear people in political circles talk about how to reconnect people with the political process and I find it frustrating. I do not question their intentions but always wonder why the focus is on why people are disengaged with politics  - especially when the answer is blindingly obvious sat in yet another political conference on a Saturday afternoon listening to the same sort of people speak at me from a panel. But its more than that, I believe the real question we should be asking is the other way around - why does politics not connect with people? 

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