Friday, February 7, 2020

From first to worst: Iowa caucuses are the tail that wags the dog

Population of U.S. cities in the 206,000-210,000 range

Related reading:
Does Iowa Deserve Its Outsized Influence? (The New York Times, 6/19/2019)
Re “Take the Iowa Caucuses. Please” (Editorial Observer, June 12): I agree with Michelle Cottle’s thesis that the Iowa caucuses are grossly unrepresentative of the Democratic electorate and should be replaced by a primary. She also questions Iowa’s “No. 1 spot.”

Related posts:
We don't have a decisive winner in the Iowa caucuses, but Joe Biden is the clear loser.  (2/7/2020)
What 'earnest participation in democracy'?  (2/6/2020)
Dear Troy Price, Does not compute. Best, Retiring Guy.  (2/5/2020)
The big waste of money otherwise known as ad buying for the 2020 Iowa caucuses. (2/5/2020)
With the Iowa caucuses, the prognostication and handwringing occur early and often.  (2/4/2020)
The first to worst in the nation Iowa caucuses.  (2/4/2020)
Remember. Rick Santorum won the Iowa caucus in 2012.  (2/3/2020)

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