Everything Past Presidential Candidates Have Done (and Eaten!) to Court Voters at the Iowa State Fair

The only thing that outnumbers fried foods at the fair? Political candidates. And here, they're willing to do all sorts of things – from befriending butter sculptures to scarfing down corn dogs – to win over admirers

JOHN MCCAIN

Republican nominee McCain surveyed the finest livestock Iowa has to offer – though he was reluctant to get in the pig pen himself.