It's National Security, Stupid
It's National Security, Stupid
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Feb. 29 2008 12:54 PM

It's National Security, Stupid

On a conference call chock-full of logical fallacies and non sequiturs, Howard Wolfson responds to Barack Obama's claim that Hillary's new "3 a.m." ad constitutes "fear-mongering":

I think it’s an insult to voters to say that a discussion about national security is fear-mongering. ...National security is an essential part of what the president does. ... It absolutely undersells the intelligence of the American people.


The real insult to people's intelligence is to equate the ad—what with its ominous narrator, shots of innocent children snuggling in their beds, and sounds of a ringing phone—with "a discussion about national security."

Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.

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