Politics Uncorked While retailers often give special status to "Black Friday," the putative date on which most retail businesses become profitable for the year, in the beverage business we talk about "O-N-D," which stands for October-November-December. These are the months in which wine, beer, and spirits purveyors sell the vast majority of their products.
Joni Ernst won by a majority. Yet she will still be tasked to represent all of Iowa, including the Iowa that didn't vote for her. No matter the winner, the outcome would have been the same: Neither candidate would have truly represented Iowa.