Note: This article is not intended to support any candidate, but to make some moral observations.
The Iowa Caucuses are now in the past, but they seem to reflect a deep moral problem with the country.
Bernie Sanders is claiming Hillary Clinton's win is a fraud. And why? Because when there is a virtual tie in votes, a coin toss is used to determine a precinct winner, and Clinton won 6 coin tosses in a row. That is almost statistically impossible.
On the other side, Trump is now saying Cruz's win is a fraud because Cruz, during the caucuses, put out a press release claiming Ben Carson had dropped out of the race and for those supporters to caucus for Cruz instead. Cruz apologized for this misinformation, admitting to his mistake. Trump claims this caused a bunch of people who might have voted for Carson to instead caucus for Cruz, giving him such a wide margin of victory over his poll numbers.
The issue here is simple. Fraud. Deceit. In Iowa. But Iowa, a mostly evangelical and Christian state compared to others, is just a microcosm of the country. Fraud, deceit and lies plague our leaders and our population. And caucus night just revealed this one more time.
A nation that trades Truth for lies and integrity for deceit will surely soon reap what it sows.