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Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. The Hawkeye Cauci Catastrophe


The spin on the fiasco has been the failure of the reporting app. (H/T to El Rushbo* for naming the peculiar institution of the four-letter word in the middle of the map.) The app was a failure, but it did not create the catastrophe. After all, the data could have been gathered by such sophisticated tools as motel giveaway ballpoint pens and cocktail napkins. No, the failure ran much deeper than that. Consider the following from AP:

… numerous precincts reported results that contained errors or were inconsistent with party rules.


Contributor Post Created with Sketch. I Hate to Kick the Iowa Dems When They’re Down…


Oh who am I kidding? I love doing this!

It’s good to know that all the money they could have spent making sure their app for tallying caucus votes was actually useful and functional was spent on outfitting themselves with a palatial, expansive, state-of-the-art state party headquarters.