Every now and then, we can get an idea that seems like absolute dynamite. And when we look around and realize that nobody else appears to have done it before, we get even more excited because it seems like we're on the cusp of a big innovation.
And then, we actually try it and we soon find out why nobody else had pursued our idea before. It's not that they didn't think of it but rather that they saw a pitfall with it that we didn't until it was too late.
And that unfortunate scenario appears to be what befell one elected official in Wisconsin when he realized "WAP" stands for two different things.