The Peter King Hearing: An Autopsy

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March 11 2011 10:03 AM

The Peter King Hearing: An Autopsy

If you missed yesterday's mega-hyped hearing on radicalization in the Muslim community, my

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is here. The sense I got was that deciding to exclude the controversial groups that King referred to as unindicted co-conspirators of terrorists -- on the grounds that they got too much media coverage anyway -- robbed the proceedings of a clear focus.


David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.