Very good article! Except ... it's left me feeling rather foreign. I know that red and blue are the colours of your two main political parties, though I've got no clue which is which ... and is there a political reason why Jack
should be popular in "blue" states and Jackson
in "red" ones? JFK and, er, Andrew Jackson
? Or does politics follow demographics, meaning that the name choice isn't a political one but related to parents' education level, occupation etc in the usual way?Reagan
was a popular president; there seem to be plenty of little Reagan
girls but not little Ronald
boys. Which is odd ... but is there also a red/blue divide there?
There was a kiddy's picture book a couple of decades ago called "Why are there more questions than answers, Granddad?" I neve read it, but perhaps I should have ...
All the best