Fox News pundit Glenn Beck threw a wrench into Debra Medina's Texas gubernatorial campaign Thursday when he asked her about her opinion on whether the 9/11 terrorist attack was an inside job.
Medina, who's challenging incumbent Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in the GOP primary, was a guest on Beck's radio program.
Beck asked her, "Do you believe the government was any way involved with the bringing down of the World Trade Centers on 9/11?"
"I don't, I don't have all of the evidence there, Glenn," Medina said. "So I don't, I'm not in a place, I have not been out publicly questioning that. I think some very good questions have been raised in that regard. There are some very good arguments, and I think the American people have not seen all of the evidence there. So I've not taken a position on that."
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Later in the interview, Medina tried to clarify her remarks, first saying that she wasn't going to take a position on the issue, then saying, "These questions have been raised and they are not answered."
After the interview, Beck described Medina's response as "the fastest way back to 4 percent."
"I think I can write her off the list," Beck said. "Let me take another look at Kay Bailey Hutchison if I have to. Rick, I think you and I could French kiss right now."