Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is a Stanford graduate. As such, yesterday should have been a big day for her, since the Stanford Cardinals were playing the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Rose Bowl, one of College football’s biggest games.
However, given the upcoming Iowa Caucuses, Mrs. Fiorina switched loyalties:
The internet, of course, wasn’t having it:
This is a fail on so many levels. First, as the responses showed, it’s just so blatant: The pandering is so, so clear. Second, it is incredibly insulting. Does Mrs. Fiorina – or her campaign – truly think that Iowa voters are so stupid that they can be manipulated into voting for someone, not based on their policy positions or experience, but because of their loyalty to a football team? Third, it was so unforced. It’s not as if the average Iowa voter was sitting down, thinking, “Gee, when is Mrs. Fiorina going to weigh in on who is going to win the Rose Bowl? I simply must know her position before I cast my vote!”
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