Newt Gingrich formally announced his candidacy for President today, with a Tweet and a feisty introductory video:
“I believe we can return America to hope and opportunity,” says Gingrich in the video, clearly implying that the guy who promised us those things in 2008 did not deliver.
He also speaks of full employment, “real security,” a balanced budget, and an “American energy program.” I don’t think he’s content with the Brazilian energy program we’re currently supporting.
“We Americans are going to have to talk together, work together, find solutions together, and insist on imposing those solutions on those forces that don’t want to change,” Gingrich urges. I thought the current President was all about imposing solutions on those forces that don’t want to change. Unless he means we’re going to impose solutions on the government…? That sounds pretty radical!
Gingrich goes out of his way to mention the Tenth Amendment, causing a swarm of Democrat opposition researchers to Google the term, then spend the next hour scratching their heads in bewilderment. “Powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution… reserved to the people? What the hell…?”
His Newt.org website for the 2012 campaign is up and running, and Gingrich will be on Sean Hannity’s program tonight to discuss his campaign.