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So, cable news talking heads were bored, and their producers spent a lot of money on their sets, and last night they all looked like they were channeling an episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Heh.

Last night:

Sarah Kendzior @sarahkendzior
How is it that they make the campaign season 300 years long but demand the vote be counted so quickly that it requires an app? Count the voters and add up the results on paper, you ding-dongs! The media can wait. Accuracy is more important than speed!
10:35 PM · Feb 3, 2020

They have the data, they’ll have the results. Soon enough.

By the way, do you think each candidate’s precinct captains reported results in to their campaigns? They already know.

Notwithstanding all of the criticisms of a caucus, or of the representation of Iowa, or it’s placement as the first, not getting instant results fast enough to please old and new media should be the least of anyone’s worries.