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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New York Times: The National Rifle Association published a web video calling President Obama an "elitist" and a "hypocrite."

The video, which appears not to have been broadcast widely on television, has generated ire among Democrats and gun control advocates who say it improperly drags the president’s daughters into the national debate over guns.

Posted at a Web site called N.R.A. Stand and Fight, the video starts by asking, “Are the president’s kids more important than yours?”

The video does not show Mr. Obama’s daughters, Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11. But it suggests that Mr. Obama holds their safety to a different standard than he is willing to offer for other children in the country.

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