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Minnis stoops to low with negative campaigning

In a letter to the editor, Wednesday, April 16, Kat Finney stated that Karen Minnis' name and/or campaign were not printed on a political piece that was recently distributed in the district. The piece wrongly accused Rob Brading of being responsible for children being exposed to hard-core porn in the public library.

Before the piece was distributed, I was telephoned to participate in a survey. I was told good things about Karen Minnis and Rob Brading. Then the interviewer asked if I were told that Rob Brading was responsible for children viewing Internet porn in the Multnomah County Library, would I be more or less apt to vote for Rob Brading.

Today I read on www.oregonlive.com, a weblog by the Oregonian newspaper politics team, that a longtime Minnis consultant, Chuck Adams, designed this piece. Also, two years ago when Rob Brading ran against Karen Minnis, Adams devised a similar piece linking Brading to children and pornography.

Don't tell me the Minnis campaign is not responsible for that dirty negative campaign piece! How low can you go, Karen!

BARBARA COMSTOCK

Gresham