The Big Read: Iowa is not always the barometer of popular sentiment

03 February 2016 - 02:38 By Tony Leon

Yesterday when you found all your DStv news channels clogged with news from Iowa, blame it on a largely unknown former governor of the US state of Georgia back in 1976. Until Jimmy Carter won the Democratic Party caucuses in this mid-Western state, no one paid much attention to this obscure contest in an area wildly unrepresentative of the country he would go on to lead.

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