The Iowa caucus and booze don’t mix

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Yesterday an unidentified Iowa woman seems to have predicted that the caucuses would be an unmitigated shitshow and arrived at her precinct with a coping strategy in tow. Unfortunately, she was foiled by gravity.

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Let this be a warning to voters who have yet to cast their ballots: If you’re bringing booze to the polls, transfer it to a plastic container with a tight fitting lid for maximum protection. The gods seem to have a sick sense of humor when it comes to our elections, so it’s best to be prepared.

Allison Robicelli is a writer, recipe czar, former professional chef, author of four (quite good) books, and The People's Hot Pocket Princess. Tweet me for recipe help: @Robicellis.

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Lord of the Ducks

Iowans really can’t hold their liquor.