What If Congressional Elections Were Run Like The NFL Draft?

Over the past few days, like many of you, I’ve been glued to the NFL draft board (Forbes’ Darren Heitner had great coverage here). It was exciting to see who was picked first (Houston took Jadeveon Clowney); who bit on Johnny Manziel (sorry, Cleveland) and where Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in league history would go (St. Louis took him 249th). Interest in the draft has been, as ESPN commentator Mel Kiper, Jr., explained, “through the roof” which is great for the NFL. But wouldn’t it be cool if we had the same level of …