May 3, 2009

Even Joe Scarborough who spends his mornings fear mongering day in and day out doesn't think the GOP's new web ad trying to make the public afraid of the President is "helpful". Or at least not until it's campaign season

GREGORY: Let me talk about tactics on another issue, that's the issue of national security. Here is a Web ad released this week from Republican leader Boehner and Representative, Representative Pete Hoekstra talking about safety. Watch this.

(Clip from advertisement)

GREGORY: Is that the tone that Republicans should be striking now?

SCARBOROUGH: No. How's that? You wanted a short--no, that is not the tone we should be strike--it seems very discordant right now. The president has, has just gotten in. We can disagree without being disagreeable right now. You will see ads like that perhaps the last month of the 2010 campaign, but right now Republicans need to keep their head down, they need to come up with a policy, a conservative blueprint for where they want to lead this country on the environment, on a lot of other issues. No, I don't think that's helpful.

GREGORY: All right, we're going to leave it there. Thank you both very much.

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