Impossibly Small and Over-Hyped Circus In Town


Reality Check: A total of 119,188 people - 4% of the population of Iowa, .04% of the U.S., and less than half as many as fit in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway - took part in the last Iowa GOP caucuses. Another way to look at it: the Occupy protesters arrested at various caucus events are likely more representative than the people voting in them.


Never Miss a Beat.

Get our best delivered to your inbox.

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news outlet. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Won't Exist.

Please select a donation method:

Share This Article

More in: