In non-Akin news, Newt Gingrich has penned an open letter to Republican National Convention delegates officially releasing them from any obligation to him. Itâ€™s unlikely that Newt still had too many people clinging to his presidential aspirations, but we guess he figured itâ€™s better to be safe than sorry.Â Gingrich is urging all of them to unite under the Romney-Ryan banner. Um, OK. Thatâ€™s nice of Newt and all, but is it really necessary?
Must be time to sing Kumbaya:
Of course, the show of solidarity may not be bad for Gingrich, either:
While Gingrichâ€™s email may not be as ripe for a media frenzy as, ahem, other recent stories, itâ€™s still good for a few jokes: