Pro-Santorum super PAC targets Obama and oil in Louisiana ad

Chris Moody

The Red, White and Blue Fund, a super PAC supporting Rick Santorum, plans to spend $260,000 on an ad buy in Louisiana targeting President Barack Obama's energy policy.

The 30-second spot claims that "foreign oil" is "funding radicals with bad intentions" and shows an image of Muslim men burning an American flag in front of a shop with Arabic writing on the sign. The commercial opens with a shot of Obama and then transitions to Santorum's energy plan, in which he promises to "open drilling and build pipelines to lower cost."

The ad placement is a hint that Santorum, who is hosting an rally in Lafayette, Louisiana on the night of the Alabama and Mississippi primaries, is looking to the Pelican State to secure a win when the state holds its primary on March 24th.

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