05/03/2012 04:54 pm ET | Updated Jul 03, 2012

A Top 10 List of Other Things Gingrich Has Refused to Give Up On

Isn't it just a shame when everyone but you knows it's over? I'm all for the "It ain't over 'til the fat lady sings" attitude, but, when others are hurt due to your stubbornness, (e.g., costing tax payers tens of thousands of dollars a day for your secret service detail, leaving outstanding debts in the millions to everyone but your family members, etc.), it's time you realized, the fat lady is dressed, showered and in a car on her way to the after party.

There's a lot to be said for not quitting at something, but there's also a lot to be said for knowing when to quit. And, both scenarios require an individual just as brave. Mr. Gingrich was the last to realize his battle for the presidency ended months ago, yet, he selfishly refused to acknowledge reality, and, instead, continued to run up huge bills for private jets, consulting fees paid to his wife and daughter and dinners at Spago. That makes him the last to the party, and, no doubt, leaves the taxpayers, once again, footing the bill (if you think fundraisers with the guy who lost the GOP nomination will pay it all back, you're dreaming). Someone call the producers of American Greed.

Anyhoo, here's a list of the top 10 things the 'Newtster' still hasn't given up on:

10. Slimfast.
9. Marriage.
8. Adultery.
7. New Foghat Album.
6. The Vice-Presidency.
5. Hypocrisy.
4. Nepotism.
3. Non-working Woodshop Elephant Trunk Lamp.
2. Beatles Reunion.
1. Spending other people's money/ruining the Gingrich family name (tie).