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Move over, Sarah Palin, the GOP's got a new star
Move over, Sarah Palin, the GOP's got a new star

Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin, you are now officially the Republican Party's gone girls. The GOP has a new diva: Joni Ernst, the just-elected United State senator from the cornfields of Iowa. An Iraq War vet, Harley rider and gun-toting hog castrator, Ms. Ernst was put on center stage this week to give the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union speech. With her ranks of whitened teeth and dramatic helmet of hair, the Iowa National Guard lieutenant colonel carried out her assignment competently, although her rhetoric could have been pulled from a talking points memo turned out by an intern at the Republican...

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