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Ann Coulter declares Donald Trump the winner of Iowa caucuses among those actually eligible to run

Non-Americans Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio did win the "Prevaricating Little Weasel vote," though


Scott Eric Kaufman
February 2, 2016 6:25PM (UTC)

Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter isn't very happy that her candidate, Donald Trump, came in a distant second in last night's Iowa caucuses, and as is her wont, she took Twitter to share her grief:

That would be a not-so-subtle dig at the legitimacy of Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz's campaigns, as she apparently believes that neither of them fit the "natural-born-American" qualification for the presidency -- meaning that in her world, Trump, Dr. Ben Carson, and Senator Rand Paul came in first, second and third in yesterday's caucuses.

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Not that she doesn't have other problems with Rubio and Cruz, but she saves her special ire for Rubio, perhaps because he's the candidate the GOP establishment is most likely to rally behind:

She clearly wasn't happy with Fox News yesterday either, claiming that the channel that made a Trump presidency imaginable was now actively plotting against the candidate:

She seemed in better spirits when she awoke, however:

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Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at skaufman@salon.com.

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