When you are in the business of government or opposition of whatever stripe, it is so easy to fall into the habit of the four N's. Both the media and the partisans promote them!
What if, wonder of wonders, electability were put on the back burner for a period of time in order that the public good may be served by genuine collaborative action on their part. Many have forgotten the true definition of the adjective, "politic". Sometimes we should trash the noun "politics" , for the adjective. Unfortunately the voting public has been robbed by the hyperbole of the nattering nabobs of nitpicking negativism and joined them. What the Hell !