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October 14, 2014

An ethanol surprise in Iowa?

With polls showing Republican candidate Joni Ernst with a slight lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in the Iowa senate race, the Democrats are anxious to ensure a Braley victory. On Friday, they brought in First Lady Michelle Obama, who remains more popular than her husband, to stump for the Democrat. One can overlook the fact that Mrs. Obama repeatedly called the candidate “Bailey” until being corrected by the audience. The real story is that desperate Democrats are doing everything in their power in Iowa and other states to keep the U.S. Senate under their control. With active cronyism between ethanol industry representatives and the White House, an October Surprise to keep Iowa in the blue column is rumored. Read More

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