Kim Kardashian Enters The Political Discussion On The Eve Of The Iowa Caucus
Republican candidates are making their last moves across Iowa today as GOP voters try and decide who they will support in tomorrow's caucus. The Iowa Caucus doesn't really pick the official nominee, as much as it just kills off the struggling candidates. Essentially, a bunch of white corn farmers get to choose who isn't going to be president by not voting for them. Seems fair enough. Mitt Romney is currently polling in first place, just ahead of Ron Paul, and he has a secret weapon in his stash. Americans don't care about the unstable economy, unemployment rates, or social issues -- "it's the celebrities stupid!" Yes, Mitt has pulled The Kim Kardashian Kard folks.
According to Buzzfeed's brand new trendy political site, Romney mentioned the reality star at a rally in Cedar Rapids:
"You know, I've been looking at some video clips on YouTube, of president Obama, then candidate Obama, going through Iowa making promises. The gap between his promises and his performance is the largest I've seen since, well, the Kardashian wedding and the promise of death do us part."
It's interesting to note that Obama threw major shade at the Kardashian family earlier this year. Michelle revealed in an interview that Barack was less than happy with Sasha and Malia watching "Keeping Up With The Kardashians." She told ivillage back in October, "Barack really thinks some of the Kardashians -- when they watch that stuff -- he doesn't like that as much."