Hewitt Award Nominee

A momentary but vile visual at the 0:39 mark:

Alex Klein is queasy:

Rick Santorum just released an incredibly weird campaign ad, complete with empty playgrounds, spinning clocks, and ghostly daguerreotypes. But beyond dystopia, there's something else that's deeply off-putting about the video: a rapid jump cut between the faces of President Obama and Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

In a subsequent post spotlighting Herman Cain's latest piece of performance art, Klein comments: "There must be something in the water, as kooky, creepy, post-modern dystopia is becoming a common theme in a lot of Republican ads."