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Scott Brown’s new ad about the Islamic State makes no sense

Former Sen. Scott Brown, a Republican, is running for the Senate in New Hampshire. The United States is engaged in a new war in the Middle East against the Islamic State. These two events apparently could not exist in isolation for long.

Brown has a new ad attacking his opponent, Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, by linking the threat posed by IS militants to securing the border. It is a master class in hyperbole and red herrings.

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