13 Awesomely Bad Politician Names (PHOTOS)

11/17/2010 08:44 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Turns out, John Boehner isn't the only one. A politician's image can be made or broken on the level of trust that his or her name conjures up. We Americans like our politicians to be strong, trustworthy and honorable, and the exact right cadence of a leader's name can either inspire us or fill us with doubt and malaise. But no matter how their other qualities, some politicians should have thought twice against using their real name when running for office. Here are some of the most regrettable, confusing, or just awesomely bad political names we could find. Vote for the most ridiculous!

Unusual Politician Names