The Iowa State Fair is underway and the Presidential candidates will be expected to gaze at the butter cow, speak from a hay bale stage (and get heckled) and eat all sorts of fried food. From what I can see from a quick google search most of them have been enjoying a pork chop on a stick.That's a shame but they were warned:
CBS: On the food front, there is one resounding warning call: avoid the
corndogs. At this typical Americana event, food is king, and everyone
will talk about the food the politicians eat. The media will also take
photos of the candidates as they eat.
WaMo: I’d say Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry would agree.
Well that advice will disappoint a lot of wise guy bloggers who would post pictures like these:
It's also probably a good idea to skip the ice cream:
Just stick with the beer:
3 hours ago