Rep. Peter King (R-LI) has already made clear his thoughts on subjects ranging from WikiLeaks ("terrorists") to Michael Jackson ("pedophile") to the "Ground Zero mosque" ("bad form") so there is little shock to see the incoming chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee had a few eyebrow-raising things to say when talking to the Observer about his new gig. Like: "Muslim leaders are not cooperating with law enforcement. [Law enforcement people] don't feel any sense of cooperation." Certainly, King's upcoming time atop the committee, which he looks at as "a legislative counterterrorism strike force," will not be lacking for interesting soundbites.
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