Months of hype and bloviation leading up to the Iowa caucuses ended with a massive disappointment for Donald Trump on Monday, as the erstwhile Republican front-runner suffered a humbling defeat at the hands of Ted Cruz. Twitter, naturally, had some fun:
As of Tuesday morning, loser.com is still redirecting to Trump's Wikipedia page.
Twitter also dug up this old Trump tweet from 2014:
Anti-Trump Republicans made no attempt to hide their delight:
Conservative Twitter's explanations for Trump's loss generally centered on his decision to skip last week's Fox News debate and the campaign's lack of on-the-ground organization:
Other pundits were quick to point out that a loss in Iowa doesn't mean that Trump is going away anytime soon:
All Trump supporters like right-wing troll extraordinaire Ann Coulter could do was downplay the significance of the result and look forward to the New Hampshire primary:
Trump broke a long (for him) Twitter silence of about 15 hours to put his spin on the loss Tuesday morning: