Currently we are allowing the World Meteorological Organization WMO, a UN Agency names the Hurricanes of the year prior to the season. But like the Oil for Foods Scandal, they came up a little short having only named 21 storms for the whole season. This is obviously a problematic group for predicting trends in the world, although we have come to expect this.
Around the turn of the century in Australia they did not ever argue what the names of Hurricanes would be, they simply named them after politicians. This was very wise indeed. Consider if we did this in the United States, you have plenty of possible pathetic politicians to name them after. Most politicians are disasters in themselves, wasting taxpayer