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Is Chris Christie Overreacting Over the NRA’s “Reprehensible” Ad?

bonziiii Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 9:00 AM
you know what's reprehensible christie?? obama can trot these kids out there and use them as human shield to "make this country safer bs" with gun control. YOU KNOW WHAT I FIND REPREHENSIBLE THE FACT THESE KIDS ARE NOT GONNA HAVE A CHANCE TO MAKE IT IN THIS COUNTRY BECAUSE WE ARE 17 TRILLION DOLLARS IN DEBT!!!! THAT's WHAT IS REPREHENSIBLE MR. GOVERNOR? WHY DONT WE HEAR YOUR FAT MOUTH TALKING ABOUT THE REAL PROBLEMS FACING OUR CHILDREN???

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is apparently up in arms because the National Rifle Association released an ad asking simple yet important question: If President Obama’s kids are protected by professional armed guards -- why can’t yours be, too?

I agree with the governor on a number of substantive points, but here are two things to consider:

1. The NRA -- at no point during their advertisement -- explicitly attacked Sasha and Malia Obama by name. Yes, they imply that the “president’s children” -- because of who they are -- have certain...