Money for nothing, votes for not-so-free

Can GOP Presidential wannabe Mitt Romney buy his way into a win in the Iowa straw poll?

He’s trying and he has no qualms about putting his money where his Presidential ambitions lie.

Romney's Cash Beckons Iowans To Straw PollDES MOINES, Aug. 9 — As thousands of Republican activists prepare to descend on Ames, Iowa, tomorrow for the straw poll meant to gauge support for the GOP’s presidential contenders, the event has all the markings of a historic mismatch. [Washington Post Political News]