The Corner

Top Ten Excuses Heard From Iowa Dean Supporters

10. “I didn’t get out of my body-piercing appointment on time.”

9. “I couldn’t pull myself away from the Incredible Hulk marathon.”

8. “I had a serious case of the munchies.”

7. “The Dean web server crashed and I didn’t know what to do.”

6. “‘Caucus’ sounds too war-like to me.”

5. “I was invited to Plains, Georgia.”

4. “Judith Steinberg is my new role model, so I stayed away.”

3. “I had flashbacks to the 70’s and thought Howard might be related to John Dean.”

2. “I heard the term “viable” would be used and figured it must be a pro-life event.”

1. “You mean I can’t just blog my vote?!”