In sports, although this concept is waning of late, all the cool athletes had nicknames. Wayne Gretzky was “The Great One”, Babe Ruth was “The Sultan of Swat”, Ken Stabler was “The Snake”, and Michael Jordan was “His Airness”. Deion Sanders was so fabulous that he had actually had two nicknames.
Nicknames exist in the world of politics, but not as much. Tom Delay was “The Hammer”, Ronald Reagan was “The Great Communicator”, and Bill Clinton was “The Comeback Kid”.
It is in this vein, that I offer up the following nickname, generated by the fine folks over at GetNicknames.com for some of the newest brightest shining stars of the political scene – those members of the Tea Party that have recently beat candidates supported by the establishment Republican party.
First off, there is Joe “The Wicked Storm” Miller from Alaska.
Next up, from the Empire State, Carl “Weed Whacker” Paladino.
Finally, for this round, there is Christine “Sassy” O’Donnell from Delaware.
Please feel free to use these nicknames at your leisure.