I like it Dayman. Reminds me of a conversation I had recently about the beer commercial guy. Fits nicely into your critique about how advertising represents your average guy.
Originally Posted by Dayman
"No one wanted to be mayor of Philadelphia. It was a thankless job, which for the first 56 years offered an annual salary of zero. In 1745, two men turned down the position and instead accepted large fines. In 1747, Anthony Morris fled to Bucks County to hide and thus avoid notification of his election. After Morris’s disappearance, a new election was held, and William Atwood was re-elected."