The candidates are making their rounds through Louisiana; today it was Newt. He stopped in at Strawn's Eat Shop Too this morning to a reported crowd of about 200 to speak about his energy policy.
Northern Louisiana is a hot spot for the Haynesville shale and has been booming with natural gas production in the past few years. Newt has done his homework and recognizes that:
(Video courtesy of The Shreveport Times)
Mr. Gingrich was off to Ruston, Choudrant, and other parts of the state after leaving here today. He'll be in Baton Rouge Thursday.
Rick Santorum was in town Sunday.
Mitt Romney will swing through town Friday with an invitation only fundraiser at The Petroleum Club.
Louisiana's primary is Saturday