The Herman Cain campaign has produced a campaign video depicting graphic footage of the second plane striking the Twin Towers, screaming pedestrians, and the lifeless body of Father Mychael Judge, one of the most well known victims of the attacks, being pulled from the smoldering rubble. The audio features Cain singing his rendition of "God Bless America," intercut with the sounds of screaming pedestrians and sirens. Produced by his campaign's video editor, the ad ends with the typical image of Cain's face, his website's address affixed to campaign videos.
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Traditionally, depictions of 9/11 have been highly sensitive areas for politicians and many candidates have pulled videos and ads that contained footage of the attacks, sometimes even only short glimpses, after complaints. Just recently, Republican Bob Turner took down a campaign video in New York's 9th district special election depicting the burning Twin Towers. Cain's lengthy web ad is likely unprecedented among major presidential candidates, however.