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God help us all: Trump, Rubio, Walker and Paul to tailgate the Iowa-Iowa State game


Senior Kevonte Martin-Manley led the Hawkeyes in punt return yardage last year, because he is a man-beast. — photo courtesy of the UI Athletic Communications Office
The Iowa Hawkeyes take on the Iowa State Cyclones this Saturday at 3:45 p.m. at Jack Trice Stadium. — photo courtesy of the UI Athletic Communications Office

Joined by fellow GOP candidates Marco Rubio, Scott Walker and Rand Paul, presidential hopeful (and national enigma) Donald Trump will visit Ames, Iowa this Saturday to tailgate before the Iowa-Iowa State football game.

Just imagine: hordes of drunken, near-rabid football fans descending upon Ames for one of the most bitter in-state rivalries in the country, only to be joined by a car-load of conservative politicians faced with the impossibly awkward task of cheering on both teams. It’s going to be a shit show.

The tailgate party, hosted by the Republican Party of Iowa, will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lot S-7 near Jack Trice Stadium. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul will appear at noon, followed by Rubio at 1 p.m., Walker at 1:30 p.m. and Trump at 2:15 p.m.

Kickoff at Jack Trice Stadium is set for 3:45 p.m.


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