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

Linda1357 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 1:15 PM
Showing his true moderate, progressive 'Republican' streak. Give a politician a problem and see if he jumps on the 'government fix' bandwagon.
Bea44 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 2:47 PM
I DO NOT want the "government fox" bandwagon, I want all our American children to experience equality w/those of the elitist pols. Why are our children vs. their safety subordinate to others. We have an absolute right to complain! Thank you; however, no thank you Mr. Christie. Your point is NOT WELL TAKEN.

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...