I don't know if anyone from Iowa ever looks in on this blog, but I'd be willing to bet that most Hawkeyes are pretty darn sick and tired of the Iowa Caucus Circus.
The cartoon also got me thinking about the source material, the original painting by Grant Wood (this image obtained from Wikipedia):
Anyway, looking at these pictures got me thinking about all the other many parodies of this iconic image that have been done over the years. I thought I'd post a few this morning (these taken from American Gothic Parodies -- Google searches can be so very literal -- and the American Gothic House parodies page). There's lots more where these came from:
This last image struck me as seasonably appropriate, don't you agree? Happy New Year.