GOP winners, by the corn kernels

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Fun with corn kernels at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday.
Fun with corn kernels at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday.
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Ahead of the debate and straw poll, Iowa voters let their choice for the Republican nominee be known…with corn. Visitors to the Iowa State fair placed single kernels into jars representing their favorite GOP candidate. So far, Michele Bachmann and Willard M. Romney seem to be the corniest — zing!

(Forgive me. As a former resident of both Iowa and Illinois, I take pride in dorky jokes involving corn and/or soybeans).

Michele Bachmann, Iowa and Mitt Romney

GOP winners, by the corn kernels

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