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F*ck Iowa

Even Iowans are sick of their unearned, undeserved electoral importance

Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks to voters during a campaign rally on November 03, 2019 in Waverly, Iowa. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Fuck Iowa? Fuck Iowa.

It’s not necessarily Iowa’s fault that it needs to get fucked, but fuck it all the same. It’s 2020 and we’re about to rush headlong into actual voting processes. But before we finally reach that point, we have been forced to endure yet another…