A Michigan man has the misfortune of sharing his name with a politician, and was on the receiving end of a messy prank last Tuesday.
What are the chances that James Marcinkowski would wake up on Election Day to find his pickup truck covered with ketchup and mustard, and a pile of garbage in the bed? If you're James Marcinkowski of Lake Orion, Democratic challenger to U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Brighton, you might expect it. But if you're James Marcinkowski of Howell — no known relation to the candidate — it might catch you by surprise.
The Howell Marcinkowski said he doesn't know the Lake Orion Marcinkowski.Life imitates art.
"Never met him, but I'm sure he's in the family tree somewhere," he said. [Link]