Friday, March 05, 2004
9/11 and the 2004 election: President Bush has unveiled his first television ads of the 2004 campaign (you can see them here). Two of the three ads show some a couple of seconds of extremely tame 9/11 images. Predictably, Bush opponents -- including some who are relatives of 9/11 victims -- have come out decrying the ads as insensitive.
Get a grip.
As Lt. Smash has noted, the people screaming the loudest have less-than-pure motives.
Rumor has it that Sen. John Kerry served honorably in Vietnam. His Web site even contains photographs and video of him from his time in Vietnam. More than 50,000 American soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines lost their lives in Vietnam. John Kerry's use of images from that war for political advantage must be beyond the pale too. Right?
Yeah, that only works one way.