There is a revolution taking place at the heart of US politics
Do not think that just because the high-profile rebels didn't win that Iowa wasn't the scene of a rebellion. On Monday night, tectonic plates shifted in American politics: quietly, subtly. But the ground still moved.
On the Democrat side, Hillary Clinton was taken to a "virtual tie" by a 74-year-old socialist. On the Republican side, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz - two halves of the same anti-establishment revolt - polled over 50pc in a Republican caucus with a historic turnout.
And even Marco Rubio, whose name will dominate media coverage in the days to come, represents a rebellion of his own. The squares are fighting back against the whacko-birds.