There are times when I envy the reporters who travel with presidential candidates and then there's this.
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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talks with Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey , center, and farm owner Lemar Koethe in Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.
Mitt Romney visited a corn field in Iowa. Here is a description of the event through the eyes of the producer who logged the video:
45:49 romney at field
46:14 romney holding corn
47:20 shot of corn
48:55 romney talking in front of corn
50:03 shot of corn
51:02 shot of cars and staff
52:05 romney shakes hands in front of field
53:10 Romney walks into field
53:30 Romney walks out of field
53:38 shake hands again
I feel for the producers who do the hard work logging these video feeds, I really do.
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Fun with corn kernels at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday.
Ahead of the debate and straw poll, Iowa voters let their choice for the Republican nominee be known…with corn. Visitors to the Iowa State fair placed single kernels into jars representing their favorite GOP candidate. So far, Michele Bachmann and Willard M. Romney seem to be the corniest — zing!
(Forgive me. As a former resident of both Iowa and Illinois, I take pride in dorky jokes involving corn and/or soybeans).
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