National view: President Obama the real winner of Iowa Straw Poll
Published 08/21/2011, Washington Post Writers Group
Strolling through the pageant of unhealthy food and unsound ideology that is the Iowa Straw Poll, amid the good-natured Republicans who swept Michele Bachmann to an impressive victory, I couldn’t help but reflect that this quadrennial exercise is one crazy way to pick a major-party candidate for president.Word count: 743
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