The day after the first GOP presidential debate, stats guru Nate Silver made a prediction: "Donald Trump Won’t Win A War Against Fox News."
The analysis on Silver's website, FiveThirtyEight, was based on a poll showing Republican voters had a high level of trust in the conservative news channel. The prediction came after the Republican frontrunner howled about the way he was treated during the debate, which was hosted by Fox and moderated by three of its best known anchors.
In the weeks since then, Trump has widened his lead nationally, and Fox was left to explain that moderator Megyn Kelly's vacation was pre-planned and had nothing to do with the Donald's complaints.
Below is a breakdown of how Trump ended up going to war with Fox and coming out on top.
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