Interesting Move

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February 16, 2011 9:55 a.m.

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is a colorful figure on Capitol Hill and now he’s the Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. He’s he’s already drawn a lot of controversy with his hearings into radicalism among American Muslims. And if he wanted people to believe his hearings were on the level, he showed pretty bad judgment in sitting for an interview with an avowed anti-Muslim activist. But his new pick for senior investigator for the committee’s investigations isn’t necessarily what you’d expect. He’s hired James Gordon Meek, a respected, veteran reporter from The New York Daily News.

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