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OBAMAVILLE - viral political ad 2012
In a new video from Rick Santorum, it is hardly morning in America. It is more like apocalypse in America.
From the opening sequence of a large raven to subsequent images of boarded-up buildings, a 1950s-style fallout shelter and alternating views of President Obama with the Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, this is one bleak future.
The video is meant to show the consequences of re-electing Mr. Obama. It never switches to a happier alternate universe in which Mr. Santorum is in command, nor does he break in at the end, as required in television ads, to say he approves this message.
But it reflects the message the candidate delivers on the campaign trail - that the country is going to hell in a handbasket if President Obama remains in office.