Time to Target NY Rep. Peter King
King is about to become Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee. He's on an anti-immigrant kick, promising legislation to arrest more undocumented residents. [More...]
It's time for him to go. I've been railing against him since a year ago when he introduced his bill to bar transfer funding for Guantanamo detainees so they could be tried in federal court. Last week, when he said he was outraged that James Cole had been appointed Deputy AG, I said, "I'm outraged and shocked that someone like Peter King is an elected representative in our government."
King is a dangerous and fanatical member of the radical right who should not be making national policy. I hope New Yorkers wake up to him and give him the boot in 2012.
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