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

ladisney Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 12:03 PM
The lefties claim that Obama doesn't want to ban guns just because a confiscation measure is not in his most recent proposal. BS, of course he wants to ban guns, he is on record wanting to do so. The AG has said so as well. This reminds me of the argument 25 years ago about "gay rights" when the gay lobby said they weren't looking for same sex marriage. Liars then, liars now.

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...