Pulitzers Make Rep. Peter King Mad
from the he-never-got-a-pulitzer-for-appeasing... dept
His main beef is his supposed belief that Snowden and anyone reporting on the facts he revealed are somehow "appeasing" terrorists. Of course, that's quite ironic, given King's history as a major terrorist appeaser in supporting the IRA decades ago, even as they were blowing up buildings that resulted in death and injury to many.
However, it's long been clear that King has no self-awareness and no understanding of his own hypocrisy. Within minutes of the Pulitzers announcing that one of its prizes was being given to the publications that reported on the Ed Snowden documents, King angrily tweeted his disgust:
Awarding the Pulitzer to Snowden enablers is a disgrace— Rep. Pete King (@RepPeteKing) April 14, 2014