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Reelecting Obama will turn your life into a horror movie, Santorum ad says

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Despite the generally insane lead-up to this year's presidential election, there's been a shocking — and, frankly, boring — lack of off-the-wall political ads. Herman Cain had a couple, featuring uncomfortable close-ups of his highway-drifter campaign manager and some goldfish-snuff clips, but a race this grueling and vicious and polarized shouldn't have to rely on one man for all the craziness. Ron Paul, why are you not bringing your libertarian conspiracy theories to our screens? Gingrich, how have you not made an ad about Romney driving a minivan with his dog strapped on top, except the dog is the American people and the car is RomneyCare or same-sex marriage or a secret robot identity? I'm just spitballing here.

Thank God, then, that Rick Santorum decided to get in the game. His new ad imagines a world where the American people reelect Obama, and lets you know that if that happens, you'll basically be living in Silent Hill. And that'll be on you:

Is this the America you want? Filled with crows and children's shoes and blue filters? An America where people dress babies in red onesies and men stare at you from vans and we all watch news on three TVs at once? An America that is basically hell on earth, because you thought it would be "cool" or "hip" to vote for Obama again? Rick Santorum didn't think so.