Sunday, August 12, 2007
But Wait, We have Elvis And A Gun!
(Cross Posted At Iowa Independent)
The Duncan Hunter folks had to feel something like the kid at the science fair who has the lame exhibit in the corner, next to the door that leads to a septic tank or perhaps a closet full of wrestling shorts the team manager has neglected.
But the Hunter people weren't taking lightly any dismissive comments from national media types at Saturday's Iowa Straw Poll.
When a TV reporter approached Hunter's national communications director as he was barbecuing corn on the cob, and asked the staffer about the relatively "small" size of the Hunter shindig north of Hilton Coliseum, Roy Tyler had a ready answer.
"What do you mean small?" Tyler shot back. "We have Elvis Presley and the only homemade ice cream."
Read the rest of the story at Iowa Independent.com.