As you've no doubt heard, last week's GOP primary debate was (predictably) dominated by Donald Trump.
The other candidates were cowed by Trump's brash demeanor and often laughable claims about "beautiful doors" in the Mexican border wall and "terrific" alternatives to Obamacare.
The only one to present any real challenge to Trump (You tried, Rand Paul.) was Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly.
In the days since, Trump has claimed that he "won" the debate and has surprisingly chosen to double-down on the misogynistic remarks that he made in response to his first question from Kelly.
The Donald launched a full-blown attack against Kelly, making shocking comments about her menstruation cycle and claiming to have been personally assured by Fox News president Roger Ailes that he wouldn't be subjected to any further "attacks" from the network's journalists.
Now it seems that Trump may have been telling the truth about his conversation with Ailes, as Kelly recently began an unscheduled two-week "vacation" that many believe is either a disciplinary message or a mandated hiatus that will allow her to rethink her approach to Trump coverage.
Trump supporters have been claiming on Twitter that Kelly was suspended, and legitimate news outlets are running articles claiming that Ailes "chose" Trump (and the massive audience he brings to Fox News) over Kelly and the concerns of the GOP.
We may never know for certain why Kelly is suddenly taking a surprise vacation when she's in the midst of a controversy that's garnered her more headlines (and praise) than she's ever received in her career.
Whatever the case, you can be sure that Trump and his team are calling it a victory.
But while the Trump Nation may have won the battle, the war is far from over. Fox recently announced that Kelly will once again serve as moderator when the candidates square off in January.