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Published:January 19th, 2012 11:25 EST
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Perry Quits, Santorum Wins Iowa, Romney Implodes, Gingrich's Ex-Wife Tells All

By Robert Paul Reyes

"It`s official: Rick Santorum has been certified the winner of the Iowa caucuses by 34 votes.

The Iowa Republican Party this morning posted the certified results from the Jan. 3 vote, which were first reported by the Des Moines Register." USAToday

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Former senator Rick Santorum has been certified the winner of the Iowa caucuses, what does this mean?

Let me start by pointing out what it doesn`t mean, there`s no Florida 2000 style conspiracy/controversy. A lot of the vote counters in Iowa were blue-haired old ladies named Bertha and Hazel, some of the missing ballots may have been accidentally flushed down the toilet by these dear old ladies.

This election reversal puts the brakes on Mitt Romney`s momentum, he`s no longer the inevitable Republican presidential nominee. The last few days have been political hell for Romney: He had a poor debate performance, his tax problem has come to the forefront, and his poll numbers have been dropping.

This may be the death knell for the Iowa caucuses -- pundits, politicians, and the public will no longer take the Iowa caucuses quite as seriously. Iowa is an insignificant state, it isn`t representative of the nation, and its caucuses are run in an amateurish fashion by the aforementioned elderly ladies.

It`s a boost for Santorum, on a shoe-string budge he beat Romney`s multimillion campaign machine. Santorum needs to capitalize on this development, to win in South Carolina.

Rick Santorum wins Iowa, Rick Perry quits the race, Newt Gingrich`s ex-wife`s explosive interview to be aired tonight. It`s getting very interesting...

 

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