Branstad picks ice cream over pie

And now, something new from our new/old governor. Governor Terry Branstad emerged from his private statehouse office early this afternoon to chat with grocers visiting the statehouse. The Iowa Grocers Association provided a spread for legislators: pieces of apple pie, cherry pie, cups of vanilla ice cream, and cups of coffee.

Branstad had ice cream and a cup of coffee, greeted a group of very excited schoolchildren, chatted with grocers, and then ran back up the stairs to his first floor office. He beat his press secretary, Tim Albrecht, up the steps.

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