Day: February 3, 2016

Iowa Lessons

What does Ted Cruz’s Iowa win mean? What are his prospects going forward? First, Cruz’s top finish tore up the conventional wisdom on a few fronts. In a state dependent on ethanol subsidies, he stood firm against them and won anyway. Lesson: you don’t have to change your principles to get votes. Second, the record turnout was supposed to benefit Trump; instead, Cruz beat him by four points and received the largest number of votes in the history of the… Read more »