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

Cartwright Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 11:56 AM
Christie is a sellout. All those photo ops of his whale-sized carcass parading around post-Sandy New Jersey with his new buddy, the America-wrecker in the semi-cool bomber jacket, did nothing but help secure his new friend's re-election. And the friendship apparently hasn't ended. Christie now probably laments that he spoke at the wrong convention.

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...