Glenn Bogart at The Daily Caller may be on to something here:
Remember the kids who were class officers in high school? Remember what cloying, annoying suck-ups they were? Many of those same people are in the House of Representatives and the Senate right now, and even more of them are your mayors and state legislators and school board members.
Why do we elect them over and over again? These people were jerks in high school and they still are.
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