Not exactly sure how to phrase the title, but here's the sentence I'm asking about:

Our job? Somehow get XXXXX, (a candidate with less name recognition than _____ ) to the top of the polls.

I was considering using some obscure historical figure (e.g. than the 5th president of Latvia), but not sure if that comes off kinda cringy. Thanks!

  • Less name recognition than a ham sandwich?
    – Xanne
    Sep 13, 2020 at 21:22
  • Sorry, I should have made clear that John Doe was a placeholder name--sorry for any confusion this may have caused. I have updated the post.
    – om242515
    Sep 13, 2020 at 21:23
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    If they had really no name recognition, then nobody would know who they were and so the joke wouldn't work. Sep 13, 2020 at 21:23
  • Well, you could always use "Jude the Obscure".
    – Hot Licks
    Sep 13, 2020 at 22:09
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    Funny as "less name recognition than ABC" is, it would be kinder to say a candidate without name recognition. ABC may eventually read your quip. Sep 13, 2020 at 22:38


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