Newt's online announcement video -- now a regular feature of 21st century political campaigns -- is very straightforward. It features the candidate talking directly into the camera, with a black background and some light music. Newt runs through his accomplishments, advances a sunny vision of America's future, and asks for viewers' support:
Gingrich is the first "top tier" candidate to officially enter the race. (Gary Johnson has also done so). Welcome to the 2012 presidential cycle, America.