Let me start out by pushing back on the suggestion that Bruce Braley can be usefully compared to Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney, whatever his other faults, is personally a fundamentally decent man who you’d absolutely love to have as a next-door neighbor. Bruce Braley is a former tort lawyer with a galloping sense of entitlement and he lies when it suits him. I’m not saying that people who’d prefer the company of the latter to the former are necessarily bad people – as a partisan hack myself, I recognize the power of solidarity – but you’d have to be a partisan hack to make that call.
None of the above should keep you from smiling at what’s below, mind you. Continue reading Bruce Braley avoids voters at Iowa State Fair. …Wait, what?