I think it may be a little too artsy and jokey to really connect with the voters.
For instance, I sent him a jokey e-card for his birthday, and he accused me of viewing him as a joke.
And then there are those celebrity babies with jokey names who grew up to change them.
They had concluded that this was only one of his jokey gempman's ways.
Fun-loving; jocular; given to joking: George is too jokey for a responsible slot (mid1800s+)