Unpatriot Act

The Republican National Committee has released its first television ad supporting President George W. Bush’s reelection. Not surprisingly, it goes after Democrats (referred to obliquely in the commercial as “some,” as in “some people”) for questioning Bush’s conduct of the war in Iraq. The background music is very serious. The president is seen delivering his State of the Union address, warning that “It would take one vial, one canister, one crate slipped into this...

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