A politician is a person elected to a part- or full-time position in order to make community decisions at the local, state, and federal level. Prerequisites for this publicly visible profession include negotiation and public presentation skills and charisma. Many former politicians become lawyers, lobbyists, academics, or appointed government employees.

Creationist politicians

The United States has a long history of politicians, predominantly right wing fundamentalists, who possess an agenda to introduce creationism into science classes in public schools. Following is a list of politicians promoting creationism, per Answers in Genesis.

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