Despite not really having anything to do with politics himself — aside from being married to a former governor and vice presidential candidate — Todd Palin has endorsed Newt Gingrich as his GOP candidate of choice in the 2012 primaries.
Palin tells ABC News that although his wife, Sarah, has not yet decided “who is best able to go up against Barack Obama,” his vote is going to former Speaker of the House Gingrich.
Gingrich isn’t one of the typical “beltway types,” Palin tells ABC News, and he says he admires how Gingrich’s campaign has “burst out of the political arena and touched many Americans.”
Still, Palin says he respects the rest of the candidates in the race, and that his “hat is off to everyone.”
Gingrich responded to Palin’s endorsement on Twitter, writing, “Honored to be endorsed by Todd Palin. President Obama has failed. We need a Bold Reagan Conservative in the WH.”