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Opening Arguments

Video games of mass destruction

OK, fine, Sen. Evan Bayh wants to get tough on violent video games:

There is a growing body of research that shows exposure to graphic violence, graphic sexual content has adverse consequences for kids," he said. "Anger management issues, violent behavior issues, frustration, desensitization."

I suppose he finds that research credible, the same way he once found evidence of WMD in Iraq credible because, you know, everyone had the same evidence. But don't be surprised if he's as rock-steady on video violence as he is on Iraq:

Saying that he relied on inaccurate information, Sen. Evan Bayh said today he would not have voted in 2002 to authorize President Bush to go to war in Iraq if he had known then what he knows now.
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