Just across the transom:
NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING - The Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, Human Rights, and the Law has scheduled a hearing entitled "Protecting the Civil Rights of American Muslims" for Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Chairman Durbin to preside.
If the point of Peter King's hearing was to "break down a wall of political correctness," is the point of this one to glue it back together?
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