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

wmou Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 3:55 PM
I do not want the emotions of children to trump the Constitution.
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 4:01 PM
That's good. I don't want the hysterical rush to ban guns to succeed, either, wmou.

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...