Once again Iowa has held its ridiculous caucuses allowing a microscopic number of people to determine the trajectory of our presidential primaries. This year only 5.4% of registered Republicans showed up and most of them were from the most fundamentalist evangelical communities.
I guess Romney’s pandering worked, though those eight (!) votes that put him over the top cost him a bucketload of money.
The big story that drew all of the headlines was Santorum. He will never be president and when all is said and done, Mr. “Gay Sex = Man on Dog Sex” will go down in history as one big punchline. But narrow-minded Iowa Republicans made his week.
I don’t speak a word of Norwegian, but this headline from the website dagbladet.no pretty much sums up my opinion of Santorum: