DAVID ROSMAN: Why does someone serve in elective office?

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 11:52 a.m. CST, Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Politics is a strange game and makes for stranger bedfellows. A single question needs to be asked when planning to enter the world of local, state, regional, national or international affairs, and answered as honestly as possible: Are you nuts?