Iowa’s tarnished straw poll circus

posted by
August 22, 2011
Boston Globe    
Posted in PND Commentary

"GOP presidential candidates purchase tickets for 'voters' who may or may not vote their way. ... The straw poll should be noteworthy for being a silly and meaningless event. News feeds usually lead with the latest deep-fried-food fad, while past winners include the campaign juggernauts of Pat Robertson and Phil Gramm." [editor's note: even staunch Ron Paul supporters must admit to the relative inanity of the Ames SP process - SAT] (08/22/11)  

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