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Iowa is big, fat corn country, and the farm boys and girls don’t want anyone to mess with a good thing. That’s why so many of them have swung behind Donald Trump. Unlike Hillary Clinton, his rival for the White House, The Donald is a fan of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the U.S. government moonshine machine that has turned the Midwest into the OPEC of corn-based ethanol.

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