Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Mitt Romney wins primary in state shaped like his name

In case you weren't aware, Mitt Romney won a big victory in the Michigan primary last night. Willard "Mitt" Romney was actually born in Michigan, which got me wondering. Did his nickname come from the fact that Michigan looks a lot like an oven mitt? Lets compare:

This is Michigan...
Michigan map

...and this is an oven "mitt".
Oven Mitt

Coincidence that Romney was able to get a big win? Its too bad there's no candidate nicknamed "Rectangle" because then we could see how well they'd perform in Wyoming and Colorado and we'd have a better idea of how much this contributes to scoring votes for a candidate.


ju said...

awesome. you kill me.

not literally.

Chip Chief said...

I love the headlines "Romney Takes Mitt-chigan"

Natalie said...

Haha! Where do you even come up with this stuff? Never in a million years would I have ever thought about that.....I really don't think we come from the same gene pool.

Sakievich said...

You're not alone.