Political reporters at Iowa State Fair really like pork on a stick

The fried butter and butter cow have some fans, but the most tweeted-about “treat” at the Iowa State Fair among political reporters seems to be the pork on a stick.

The Washington Post’s Aaron Blake: Pork chop on a stick, here I come. http://t.co/WITJvYz

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Tom Fitzgerald: Pork chop on a stick – yummy! #iastatefair

Daily Caller’s Alex Pappas: Just tried pork chop on a stick.

Tribune’s James Oliphant: Pork chop on a stick, you had me at “pork.” lockerz.com/s/128966998

NBC News’ Jo Ling Kent: Pork chops on a stick!! With @andrewnbcnews http://instagr.am/p/KDFqO

NPR’s Don Gonyea: Meanwhile, the Iowa pork chop on a stick is the best meal I’ve had on the road in two years. Amazing.

Politicians are eating it too. It’s a tradition, the New York Times reports, for politicians to help grill the pork on a stick at the Iowa pork producers booth.

Is this pork-barrel eating at its best?

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  • Anonymous

    Pork on a stick is awesome. But it has to be grilled and flavored right.

  • http://www.facebook.com/amie.steffen Amie Steffen

    Don Gonyea must have some horrible travel food. Either that, or I’ve been missing out.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_REVXPUSJMAXDWTPIFN4Q6WV35M James

    I do like me some pork chop on a stick. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_REVXPUSJMAXDWTPIFN4Q6WV35M James

    I do like me some pork chop on a stick.