Trump’s campaign light begins to flicker

All it took for Howard Dean to be forced out of the race for president was a caucus-night scream in 2004. Those were good times for off-the-wall moments.

Dean later told David Letterman the so-called “I have a scream” speech was a “crazy, red-faced rant.”

It takes more to be considered “unhinged” in Iowa now, but Donald Trump met the new standard last night. Easily.

In a 90-minute rant, he called the news media scum — an obvious applause line — and then asked “how stupid are people of Iowa?”

It was the right question.

His speech came hours after he described Ben Carson as pathological, comparing him to a child molester.

In concluding his 90-minute speech, Trump promised to unify the country.

Here’s the full speech