A member of the press is amazed at Bachmann's 'whirlwind' tour to win Iowa:
“I’ve never known anybody, any candidate, to do that many stops in a day,” said Chuck Offenburger, a newsman who for years wrote the Iowa Boy column for the Des Moines Register, and who attended Mrs. Bachmann’s final event of the day in Jefferson, 13 hours and 300 miles after she began.
And a man was brought to tears by Bachmann's pro-life beliefs:
One letter carrier and self-described social-issues conservative, Nyle Gruhn, ended the day with his mind pretty well made up, thanks to Mrs. Bachmann’s statement of pro-life beliefs at a forum earlier in the week hosted by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who won the Iowa caucuses in 2008.
Mr. Gruhn said he was listening while making the mail rounds and found himself crying at her defense of life. He said he had to pull over on the road shoulder for a bit to compose himself.
“She’s my choice,” he said. “She’s the most conservative.”
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