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  • Texas' Sessions (R)...Frost aide's metaphor 'despicable'

    06/09/2004 7:50:00 AM PDT · by harpu · 8 replies · 364+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 6/8/04 | DAVE LEVINTHAL
    The videotaped beheading of American Nick Berg by Islamic militants in Iraq shocked almost anyone who watched it. So when the campaign manager for Rep. Martin Frost, quoted in a Tuesday newspaper column, used a metaphor describing the decapitation of Rep. Pete Sessions with a guillotine, Mr. Sessions, R-Dallas, decried the comments as "personal, disgusting, despicable, hardball politics." "My son can read that," said Mr. Sessions, who is battling Mr. Frost, D-Dallas, to represent Texas' 32nd Congressional District. "It's beyond what should be part of a campaign. It's hyper-negative." Mr. Sessions suggested that Mr. Frost should consider firing the campaign...