Friday, January 04, 2008

There's A House At The Top Of A Tree

The Iowa caucus was last night. The importance of this event is explained by Jon Swift.
The biggest loser of all was Hillary Clinton. If she can't win in Iowa, where can she win? In every contested race since 1972 (Bill Clinton ran unopposed in 1996), the winner of the Iowa caucuses for the Democrats has gone on to be elected President, except for 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 2000 and 2004 when the winner did not go on to be elected President.

So that's how that goes.

In case you were wondering, the MN caucus is February 5th. (That was for Brodkorp's benefit - Two clicks are a bit much for the big guy)

I'm not surprised Huckabee won. He's got Michael Medved's support, after all. I do have a few problems with his campaign style. He went with the "stop people from voting for someone else" joke.
"Shovel your snow into their driveway," he joked. "Let the air out of their tires, disconnect their battery cable."
Hi-larious! He should have told everyone that Romney supporters caucus on Wednesday. That always gets 'em. This was almost as good as when he jokingly threatened to shoot people who don't support him. Metaphorically. The metaphor was probably lost on the reporters who were standing under the falling shot from his gun.

Anyway, this will obviously be an exciting interesting election season. Get ready.

On the other hand, this lady is worse than any of the candidates.

Your Point Of Order leader.

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