I guess you fight the dragon any way you can.
With his numbers in Iowa disappearing like the morning dew, a sense of dread inside Newt Gingrich must be rising like summer heat off two-lane blacktop.
So he has yanked the cork out and let it flow.
Gingrich said he would consider picking Sarah Palin as a running mate or perhaps a cabinet secretary if he wins the White House.
You would think a guy with a brain that whirs like a giant Transformer would know better.