Friday, September 22, 2006

Sweaty Betty

Betty Montgomery has a new ad up talking about what she will do about sexual predators if she is elected. Actually it seems to be a theme this year, the very next ad I saw for David Goodman told the same story. Well, I have a question for Montgomery. Aren't these new initiatives you are pushing exactly the thing you should have been doing the last time you were Attorney General? Look, it has only been four years since you last held the job. It's not like there weren't any online predators before 2002.

What is really going on with these ads is fear mongering. It's a combination of the missing white girl syndrome and playing off of recent Dateline episodes where they play gotcha with those who seek to do harm to children. Wile it's true that we of course should do everything we can to catch these people, there is only one candidate in this race who has previously held this job and didn't implement these new initiatives you are talking about and it is you Betty.

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