August 10, 2011

The Picture from Iowa, 2012: Perry, a Prayer and a Cookie

This is the sixth post in our series, The Picture from Iowa, 2012 based on photos and on-the-ground conversations with photographer Brendan Hoffman leading up to the Ames Straw Poll, combined with analysis by The Bag.


Again, it’s another shot from Iowa that’s mostly a caricature (this one, of a religious order). I have to say, though, given how his candidate has been working the God-card, Jeff here, amidst the sanctity, standing in mid-prayer with a stack of Rick Perry flyers in one hand and a half-eaten chocolate chip cookie in the other, seems like the perfect endorsement for his man.

PHOTOGRAPHS by Brendan Hoffman/Prime Collective. Campaign Tumblr Site.

Follow all the posts in this series at: The Picture from Iowa, 2012.

(photo: A supporter of undeclared Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry prays at a fundraiser for the Linn County Republican Party on Friday, August 5, 2011 in Tiffen, IA.)

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