How embarrassing for Iowa GOP officials. How embarrassing for Iowa Republicans as a party. How embarrassing for Iowa.
But on the other hand, who told the world to hold its breath earlier this month, awaiting the latest word on who had edged ahead in the Iowa caucuses?
That would have been us. The news folks. Up all night to bring you the latest information — or misinformation, as it turns out.
And who told the world to care about these homey little midwinter Midwestern klatches in the first place?
That, too, would have been us.