Two days after receiving a nod from Sarah Palin, 9th District congressional candidate Martha Zoller has picked up another big endorsement – this time from Newt Gingrich. From the press release:
“For years, Martha Zoller has been a clear, clarion voice for the conservative movement here in Georgia and around the United States,” said Gingrich. “In Congress, Martha will lead the force that fundamentally changes ‘business as usual’ in Washington and will work tirelessly to implement conservative solutions to our nation’s most pressing problems.
Zoller explains that Gingrich is a long-time friend who, in the past, often served as a guest on her radio talk show. This was no doubt important to Gingrich, especially when he was trying to make sure that Georgia didn’t stray during his GOP presidential primary bid.
But this must have been a difficult choice for Gingrich. Gov. Nathan Deal has made no public declaration in this race. One daughter has endorsed Zoller; another is raising