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Matt Welch is editor in chief of Reason. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Of the many fascinating numbers to come out of Tuesday's Iowa caucuses, the most surprising might have been this: The largest single issue of concern named by Republican voters in entrance polls was government spending, clocking in at 32%. Way down at fourth was immigration, at 13%. Why, it's almost as if fiscally conservative voters care about fiscal conservatism!