Des Moines, Iowa — John Dennis is a San Francisco guy who found himself standing in a Des Moines high school auditorium Tuesday in front of 225 Iowans and asking them to vote for Ron Paul.
“His campaign inspired me to run for office. I ran for Congress in my district in 2010,” Dennis said, then paused a beat. “Anybody know Nancy Pelosi?”
The room full of Republicans laughed. At a GOP caucus in Iowa, “Nancy Pelosi” is a punch line.