My Thursday column answers the question: Why is Gingrich's bulbous head in the news this week?
You can tell it's August in a general election year because Republican A-listers are jumping through Flaming Hoops of Crazy in order to be considered for the job of wingnut red meat chucker for the next four years.
Take Newt Gingrich for example. Since he dropped out of the race, the level of race baiting and far-right zealotry has easy back a few notches.
Suddenly, and for no apparent reason, BLAM! Newt and his bulbous marshmallow-shaped head re-emerged from hiding and blanketed the news -- firing his cartoony supersoaker filled with piss and vinegar at everything brown and liberal. Continue reading here...