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Fri., Jan. 25, 2013, 2:13 p.m.

NRA Rep Raps Ad Re: Obama Kids

A National Rifle Association ad criticized by both Republicans and Democrats is now taking flak from a leader of the organization itself. Jim Baker, director of federal affairs for the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action, told Reuters that the ad referencing President Obama’s children was “ill-advised” and not “particularly helpful” to the group's cause. “I think the ad could have made a good point, if it talked about the need for increased school security, without making the point using the president's children," said Baker, the NRA's top lobbyist in Washington/Mario Trujillo, The Hill. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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