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Rick Santorum Horror-Inspired Ad Imagines Another Obama Term (Video)

Set in 2014, the Republican presidential candidate’s ad sees a nuclear-armed Iran menacing America and gas prices out of control.

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For Rick Santorum, another term for President Barack Obama is as scary as a horror movie. At least, that’s the idea behind the Republican presidential candidate’s latest ad "Obamaville."

The ad is set two years in the future in "a small American town." It’s a world where Obama is still president and his "failed policies" have wreaked havoc on the land.

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In this future, Iran has obtained nuclear weapons, "freedom of religion is under attack," and gas prices are so bad that a man is shown holding a gas pump to his head as if it were a gun. There are shots of an empty street, unused playground equipment eerily squeaking in the wind, and a vacant doctor’s office.

Comedy Central host Jon Stewart mocked the ad on Wednesday night’s broadcast of The Daily Show.

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"Despite being called ‘Obamaville,’ the town in question does not appear to have a single black person living in it," Stewart said. "Rick Santorum thinks if Barack Obama gets reelected, all of America’s black people get raptured." 

Santorum’s video teases that there will be more parts to "Obamaville" coming to his official website in the near future.