The law of politics

We’ve seen nothing in the political campaigns of 2010 to drive us away from the Immutable News Cut Law of Politics: A candidate’s ability to be interesting is inversely proportional to their ability to be elected.

Colleague Matt Perkins has today’s proof:

Update 4:38 p.m. – It didn’t take long for the vibe to take hold.

  • BJ

    A candidate’s ability to be interesting is inversely proportional to their ability to be elected. Unless they have a name ID over 66% at start of election, and the elective office sought doesn’t have an incumbent.

  • Jeanne

    The guy’s wearing gloves that match his suit coat—I think that deserves the fashion sensibility vote, don’t you?