Blogwatch: Mar. 7, 2005

The debate over Social Security reform got nasty last week when this ad from conservative lobbying group USA Next appeared on the American Spectator website. Blogs such as DAILY KOS and TALKING POINTS MEMO (TPM) challenged the implication that the AARP, which opposes Bush's privatization plan, is antitroop and pro--gay marriage. The ad was removed hours later, but TPM continues to ask whether USA Next, whose assault on the AARP is run in part by the people who created last year's Swift Boat ads, is connected to the Administration. USA Next denies it.

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