ARE YOU YOU WANT TO GO INTO POLITICS?
WOULD vote for a man called Mitt Romney? Mitt..? Is that even a name? In the sane world, it’s a sort of glove.
But in America, where they’ve had senior members of the administration called Spiro Agnew and Caspar Weinberger, ‘Mitt’ is pretty normal.
And compared to some who run for office in the Land of the Free, the Republican contender for the job of President has an almost bland name.
In the more cynical UK, we’d laugh our cocks off if a man called Mike Hunt stood for office.
Ed Miliband may get some stick – but imagine the jeers if he was called Tiny Kox. Or Randy Head!
Political analyst Frank Towers of the University of West Lancashire said: “You have to feel sorry for U.S. newsreaders, having to talk about politicians called Assman or a battle for the State legislature between Steve Strait and Becky Gay.
“One woman called Krystal Ball once ran for office. As for Dick Swett – how the hall do you ask people to vote for you with a name like that?”
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