‘Outplayed by a woman’: Internet dunks on Trump after he surrenders to Nancy Pelosi on #SOTU speech
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), photo via her office's Flickr account.

President Donald Trump admitted defeat in his battle with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over holding his State of the Union Address during Trump's government shutdown.

The surrender was the first declared victory in a major battle between the two leaders since Democrats won control of the House of Representatives in the November midterm elections.

Twitter -- Trump's favorite social network -- quickly analyzed the optics, with even Speaker Pelosi responding.

Here is a curation of some leading commentary: