Brendan and Rachel are yet more proof that voting matters. Ramona's Voices: The main function of the Iowa Straw Poll is to draw in money for the Republican Party and for the towns in Iowa that hold the straw polls. And the press falls all over
August 16, 2011

Brendan and Rachel are yet more proof that voting matters.

Ramona's Voices: The main function of the Iowa Straw Poll is to draw in money for the Republican Party and for the towns in Iowa that hold the straw polls. And the press falls all over itself to turn it into something it's not now and never will be.

Bildungblog: Rick Perry - The Lassie Years. And 10 other things you should know about him.

AmericaBlog: Will the Internet make you stupid? Or, you know, stupider?

Shakesville: Tim Pawlenty was a total floater.

Round-up by William K. Wolfrum; send tips to mbru [at] crooksandliars [dot] com.

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