Rand Paul, wearing a UCONN tie. Also, sunglasses.

Politicians L-O-V-E making "friendly" bets on sporting events. It almost screams: "Look, we're just like real people!"  And, we are suckers for it.

Hence the photo above in which Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R) is sporting a UCONN Huskies tie after losing a bet over the men's national championship game in which the University of Connecticut bested the Kentucky Wildcats.

Need a closer view of the tie?  Here's Blumenthal sporting it.

 

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.
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