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From a friend who just saw the latest DNC ad:

I just watched the new DNC web ad called “safer,” which says we’re not safer. Anyway, the ad is amazingly dishonest. They quote Bush saying

Bin Laden has been marginalized and that he doesn’t worry about him too

much. Then they say he’s flip-flopped because they quote Ashcroft

saying Al Qaeda is planning new attacks. Bush was saying he isn’t that

worried about Bin Laden specifically, that he’s been personally

marginalized, and that must be true to a great extent because if he

were coordinating attacks, we’d be able to find him through sat phones

etc. When has the admin ever said Al Qaeda wasn’t a threat? Might be

worth noting in the Corner…

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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