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letters | accounting for the iowa caucuses

How can we put so much stock in such a small sample?

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IF ALL of the people who voted for the Iowa Republican caucus winner, Mitt Romney, were gathered together, they wouldn’t sell out Fenway Park for one baseball game. Why do we place so much national importance on so few voters? There has to be a better way to choose a president.

Jeffrey Leonard

Lexington
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