Not My Job: CNN’s Jake Tapper Answers Three Questions About Iowa


Jake Tapper on the set of CNN's The Lead.i
Jake Tapper on the set of CNN's The Lead.

We recorded the show in Des Moines this week, and on the way to the theater we we passed about 16 presidential candidates, and 40 journalists chasing them. To help us make sense of this madhouse we invited our friend Jake Tapper — host of CNN’s The Lead, and one of the moderators of the second GOP debate — to the show.

We’ll ask him to play a game called “You know, we still exist in non-election years, too.” Three questions about the state of Iowa, where every four years the political press descends like a plague of locusts in sport coats.

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