For many people, the term "political" has a very negative connotation, as the closest link to our daily lives appears in the term "office politics", which isn't the primary definition of the word politics. Here is the full definition of politics from the Oxford dictionary:
1 [usually treated as singular] the activities associated with the governance of a country or area, especially the debate between parties having power:
- the activities of governments concerning the political relations between states
- the academic study of government and the state
- a particular set of political beliefs or principles
- (often the politics of) the ...