Twitter was all abuzz Monday night as the results began rolling in from the Iowa Caucus. People were stunned (and pleasantly surprised) that despite all polls and posturing, Trump was falling further and further behind.

When media outlets began to announce that Cruz had run away with the Iowa caucus, Twitter exploded with ridicule for the overly-confident candidate coming in far second.


The most satisfying tweet of the night was probably this much-retweeted post from Trump over two years ago:


Of course, Trump brought all of this upon himself. You cannot constantly shout that everyone is a loser if you turn out to be a loser yourself.

Surprisingly, Trump seemed humbled in his Iowa concession speech, but people on Twitter are not willing to let the racist candidate pretend that he hasn’t spent his entire campaign maligning everything that isn’t “winning.”

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Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at srobinson@ringoffireradio.com