Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Iowans Vote for the Caped Crusader

AMES, IOWA (The Borowitz Report) – Exit polls taken after the Iowa straw poll may hold the key to explaining the contest’s surprising results, as a majority of Iowans said they thought they were voting for “Batman.”

“By a wide margin, Iowans were under the impression that they were casting votes for the caped crusader,” said pollster Davis Logsdon of the Opinion Research Institute. “But at the end of the day, they wound up voting for a different comic-book character altogether.”

Bachmann wins GOP 2012 test vote - Yahoo "News"

"The real story of Michelle Bachmann's "win" in the Iowa straw poll (not to be confused with the Iowa primary) isn't that she got just over 4,800 votes—it's that she paid for 6,000, proving at least 1,200 Iowa straw pollers are smarter than most of the reporters covering her "win."

Bachmann-Perry Overdrive, the Snag, and Other Notes - Angry Bear

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