Newt: Virginia Ballot is like Pearl Harbor

Newt Gingrich’s campaign is looking to buck up supporters after their embarrassing failure to get on the ballot in Virginia, likening their inability to secure enough signatures to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

“Newt and I agreed that the analogy is December 1941,” campaign director Michael Krull said in a message posted to Facebook. “We have experienced an unexpected set-back, but we will re-group and re-focus with increased determination, commitment and positive action. Throughout the next months there will be ups and downs; there will be successes and failures; there will be easy victories and difficult days – but in the end we will stand victorious.”

Gingrich, along with Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann, and Jon Huntsman, failed to meet the state’s 10,000 signature requirement, leaving only Mitt Romney and Ron Paul on the ballot. There is no write-in option under state law. One recent poll showed Gingrich leading the entire field.

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