“Are the president’s kids more important than yours? Then why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools, when his kids are protected by armed guards at their school,” the narrator of the ad says. ”Mr. Obama demands the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes. But he’s just another elitist hypocrite when it comes to a fair share of security.”
The White House responded to the video saying:
The White House says a National Rifle Association video referencing President Barack Obama’s daughters is “repugnant and cowardly.”
Obama spokesman Jay Carney says most Americans agree that a president’s children should not be used as “pawns in a political fight.” Carney was referring to an online video from the pro-gun lobby. The video calls Obama an “elitist hypocrite” for having armed Secret Service agents protect his daughters at school while not committing to installing armed guards in all schools.