In just a few short hours, Iowans will gather together in various halls to perform their quaint custom of “caucusing,” wherein they determine which one of their respective party’s presidential candidates can head into New Hampshire claiming a third place showing demonstrates some kind of momentum. Who will prevail? What’s the mood on the ground? Which U.S. senator objected to his delegation’s softball team calling itself “The Spermwhales”? And what of Ron Paul? Radar‘s Ray Gustini, holding the fort in Washington, D.C., and Nick Curran, on the scene in Iowa, handicap the race through the wonders of instant messenger.