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Campaign ad evoking 9/11 sparks debate

Klock, candidate for District 22, taps terrorism 'threat'

By ALAN BERNSTEIN
Houston Chronicle
Feb. 25, 2008

A hellish fire menaces downtown Houston in congressional candidate Brian Klock's new campaign billboard. Seen through a gun sight, a container ship and a petrochemical plant sit in the foreground as fat targets for terrorists.

And on Klock's new Web site, actual news video shows the second hijacked plane slamming into the World Trade Center in New York.

Reaction was as mixed Monday as Klock's use of fictional and factual death scenes as he brought the politics of 9/11 into the 10-candidate race for the Republican nomination against Democratic U.S. Rep. Nick Lampson.



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