Politics can be a here today gone tomorrow game so how come some people are drawn to it?
For some it is a desire to improve the country or the lot of its people while for others it is for what they can get out of it.
BUT I hear you say look at all those MPs who lost seats last week after Mrs May gambled, held a General Election and the gamble did not pay off?
Well take a look at this share from Facebook. The first sentence is an opinion and the rest via the Birmingham Mail:
Don't feel to sorry for the MP's who lost their seats, their leaving package is very generous, even for those who have not held the job long :
Jennie Formby: Labour's new general secretary