No you cannot, but a woman ran for vice president four years ago who didn't know squat and said she could see Russia from her back yard!
its all connected and to explain how we got here you would have to understand where we came from
Absolutely not. Politics in name alone has a historical connotation. The process requires an observation over time, even if it is for a short period of time.
A better question is, why would anyone want to be historically untrained when learning about the multiple aspects of political theory?
All you have to understand is Human nature that includes the human weakness of using corrupt measures to gain an unjust advantage in society and also nepotism where people will unjustly promote and undeserving person to a beneficial position because of their social allegiance or family relationship to the person in the position of Authority.
Politics is the same no matter what society you want to give as an advantage. No form of governance is immune to the twisting and undermining by cunning people. Sadly this world will never achieve a utopia while human beings are in control.
Yeah a person really needs to be well-versed in government and history to know what they're talking about in politics
All you need to do is follow the money.