The contrast between the Sanders' and the Clinton's reactions to the night tells the profound story. Where the Sanders are elated and humble, and seem as happy as ever to talk to their supporters and to Heilemann for his interview, the Clintons' abrupt departure without addressing or thanking their people beyond the minimum demanded by television coverage is striking.
Matalin-Alter debate the pre-Iowa cage-matches. But while GOP bitterly disagrees who's more loathsome -- Trump (says National Review) or Cruz (says Dole) -- among Dems, it's who's more awesome. Isn't THE variable which Dem likeliest to stop the Far (F)right? Then: Will Flint -- like "Benghazi" -- politically go from a place to a piñata?