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Candidates and corn

Post by David Seago on July 13, 2007 at 9:50 am |
July 13, 2007 9:50 am

My wife, Anne, is back in her native Iowa to visit relatives. The state is infested with presidential candidates, she reports.

The Des Moines Register publishes a daily calendar listing the candidates’ scheduled appearances. If you want to shake hands with a presidential wannabe, you don’t have far to drive.

I’ve complained before about the disproportionate influence Iowans seem to have on our choice of presidential candidates. “Who better?” Anne sweetly replies.

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