Thursday, January 3, 2008


I'm always annoyed by the idea that Iowa draws so much water in the presidential nominating process. The caucus system is goofy, the state is representative of nothing but maybe Nebraska, if it weren't for Iowa we might not be tied to the goofy idea of corn ethanol as some sort of replacement for petroleum, and no matter how earnest they are -- and I can testify that Iowans are earnest -- I don't think they should have so much influence on the nominating process.
According to a national survey conducted for The Associated Press and Yahoo News, just over half of all voters said New Hampshire and Iowa have an extraordinary amount of influence over who wins the two parties nominations.

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