Rep. McCotter on write-in campaign: ‘I kind of feel like Ron Burgundy’

Remember the betrayal felt by Will Ferrell’s character in the movie “Anchorman” when a colleague jeopardizes his job after inserting a cussword into his teleprompter script?

Republican Michigan Rep. Thaddeus McCotter says he can relate to that character’s pain.

“I kind of feel like Ron Burgundy after Veronica Corningstone changed the teleprompter tagline,” McCotter, known for his references to music and pop culture, said in an interview with The Daily Caller on Tuesday.

The five-term congressman — who made a brief run for the Republican nomination for president last year — found himself stunned on Friday after realizing his name won’t be allowed on the Republican ballot in his district, a contest he was likely to win.

The Michigan Secretary of State’s office informed him that there were problems with the petition signatures his campaign provided. He is now vowing to run as a write-in candidate.

Read more at The Daily Caller.

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