(Each day we’ll post up the Top Ten Politicians and Issues in TrendPo’s Kitchen Sink ranking list and tell you why they’re on top)
1. Barack Obama – POTUS
2. Mitt Romney – POTUS wannabe
3. Hurricane Sandy – the reason POTUS got elected
4. John Boehner – the reason POTUS was contested
5. John McCain – the last POTUS wannabe
6. Social Security – up one spot on the Top Ten…with entitlement reform on the table, this isn’t going away soon
7. Harry Reid – also up one spot on the Top Ten…with Fiscal Cliff entering the actual legislative talks, Reid’s not going away soon
8. Mitch McConnell – new entrant into Top Ten…McConnell and Reid are like two peas in a pod
9. Susan Rice – replaces Hilary Clinton in Top Ten. Shit’s getting real now.
10. Lindsey Graham – the face of GOP anti-Norquist
New into the Top Ten: Mitch McConnell, Susan Rice, Lindsey Graham
Who fell out of the Top Ten: Cory Booker, Hilary Clinton, Jesse Jackson Jr.