Monday, March 20, 2017

Tourists, Please Come Back to Iowa Because We Hate Steve King Too

Representative Steve King is one of those drugstore political maggots who has nothing to offer in the way of any kind of imaginative thinking so he just throws grenades which get people pissed off.  It turns out his words have become so vile that tourism in Iowa is suffering for it.  (USA Today:  People are canceling their Iowa vacations because of Steve King's words)

Ed:  who the hell goes to Iowa on vacation??

Who knows.  Maybe they get off on tornadoes.  Maybe birdwatching is too hectic for them so they go to watch wheat grow.  Unknown.

The Iowa Tourism Office generally receives about two complaints a month from travelers who leave the state peeved about picking up a speeding ticket or dissatisfied with an unpleasant hotel stay.

But in the days following U.S. Rep Steve King's recent controversial comments, staff responded to about 60 tweets a day, not to mention emails, Facebook posts and calls from potential tourists, officials said Friday.

- USA Today

Well, that's impressive, isn't it.

As to the content from Steve King, it's just the basic trash you could pick up from any KKK rally.

Many would-be travelers vowed to cancel spring or summer trips to Iowa. Some longtime attendees of an annual bike ride across Iowa promised to ditch the trek after King tweeted Sunday a suggestion that Muslim children are preventing “our civilization” from being restored, officials from the Iowa Tourism Office told The Des Moines Register on Friday.

- SD

He has no real act so he throws this puerile and hateful crap out there to get attention.  It seems now he's gained more attention than Iowa ever wanted and that's not such a difficult thing when the only thing anyone ever liked about Iowa was Johnny Carson was born there.

Note:  he left.

As to whether Iowa will do something about that poisonous baggage ...

"Look at Lake Okoboji — it’s a fantastic place to go in the summer. You hate to think even one person doesn’t go there because some guy made a comment," Bernstein said. "I think that sometimes elected officials — specifically Congressman King — don't think of anything but themselves when they make those bigoted comments. And there's a direct impact on the business of Iowa tourism."

- USA Today

Nope, not one damn thing.

Go to Iowa.  See Lake Okoboji, listen to Steve King, and then burn some crosses.  It's fun you will never forget and the memories will last a lifetime.  It's only in Iowa because we own Steve King.

Ed:  only because you haven't found a way to get rid of him and it doesn't appear Iowa is trying.

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