Rep. Peter King (R-NY) openly has supported a terrorist group—and is proud of it

Later On

Some terrorists, in the eyes of the GOP, are all right. Peter King was a staunch supporter of the IRA. In the New Yorker Patrick Radden Keefe gives an example of what the IRA did:

Jean McConville had just taken a bath when the intruders knocked on the door. A small woman with a guarded smile, she was, at thirty-seven, a mother of ten. She was also a widow: her husband, Arthur, had died eleven months earlier, of cancer. The family continued to live in Divis Flats—a housing complex just off the Falls Road, in the heart of Catholic West Belfast—but had recently moved to a slightly larger apartment. The stove was not connected yet, so Jean’s daughter Helen, who was fifteen, had gone to a nearby chip shop to bring back dinner. “Don’t be stopping for a sneaky smoke,” Jean told her. It was December, 1972, and already…

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