If the idea of a group is based on the assumption that politicians will listen to the group, then such a group can be liquidated by the cheeks at any time. It is enough for politicians to stop listening to the group’s commands.
Instead, the purpose of the group should be to help each other and establish common rules that are beneficial to all members of the group.
Cooperation with politicians is possible only after many years of the group’s existence. Before it happens, the group must have its own internal rules, its own businesses, and it must give its members so many benefits that betrayal (in favor of politics) will become unprofitable.