Kids Prefer Cheese is one of the more consistently amusing blogs on the web, exploring humor at the intersection between political science and economics. Yes, there is such a thing. And they've posed an interesting question:
People, can this be real?? Zach Wamp?? Thaddeus McCotter??? Roscoe Bartlett?? Is this the US Congress or the Dukes of Hazard??
How is it that people with names like Zach Wamp rise so effortlessly to the United States House of Representatives? It would seem that a child born with the name "Barney Frank" or "Hank Johnson" has equal odds of ending his career in Congress, or at the Fillin' Station.