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 Post subject: Cows for concern
PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:20 am 
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DES MOINES, Iowa – Just when it looked as if the Missouri State Fair would trump Iowa this year on the scandal scale with a rodeo clown wearing a President Obama mask, the Iowa State Fair grabbed headlines with its hallowed butter cow smeared in fake blood.
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No doubt the pun-loving copy editors and headline writers of the news industry spent Monday salivating over this story.
[digtriad.com]

Apparently not. Googling the story came up with 5,000 or so nearly identical "Iowa State Fair butter cow vandalized" heds [with a couple throwing in "by animal rights activists"], and this, from the San Jose Mercury News site:

Hill: Violence against the Butter Cow -- a sour comment on society

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By Angela Hill

Oakland Tribune
Posted: 08/16/2013 03:00:00 PM PDT
Updated: 08/18/2013 02:26:31 PM PDT

It's a rancid act of violence to attack the Butter Cow.


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