Political Maize cartoon and top 10 American Heartland jokes

“Iowa gets an early influence in U.S. Presidential campaigns, and it’s not just because of corn.” — Yasha Harari
“Top 10 American Heartland jokes”
10. The American Heartland is home to the breadbasket of America, which during hard economic times beats Main Street – the home of breadlines in America.
9. You might live in the American Heartland if your neighbor lives 500 acres away, just past the edge of your corn field.
8. Tourists from the American heartland miss home when they leave town in the Summer, and it’s not always due to tornadoes.
7. When the stock market got all crazy following the downgrading of the US bond rating, the American Heartland did not flinch, because they were too busy trying to put food on their tables.
6. If you build it, they will come. If you tell them it’s in the American Heartland, they might not.
5. When you leave the Coast and head inland, you can be sure you have reached the American heartland when you the pickup trucks you see are used even more than the pickup lines you hear.
4. Hog farmers in the American heartland are launching their own version of twitter, called Sower, which lets any swine snort their say.
3. The American Heartland is just like the Chinese Heartland. They’re both Red States.
2. Farmers are the real heroes of the American Heartland. They dare to plow where others dare not be.
… and the #1 American Heartland joke is:
1.  You can’t win the straw poll in Ames, Iowa, if you think backhoe is a dirty word.
Reference: Yasha Harari for TheDailyDose.com