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

rdemonteverde Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 6:35 AM
Trying to please a blue state like Jersey will lose some red state. It is just a difference of culture.Stand for what you believe in, let the voters decide.

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...