“I think what the media is probably looking for is they don’t want these restrictions put on, they don’t want the use of polygraphs outside the intelligence community. Basically they are, as I see it, they are afraid that they will lose their sources in the intelligence committee.”
He accused the media of “putting their own parochial interests … ahead of the national interest.”
“The media has its own agenda,” he continued. “We’ve seen what the media has done. The _______________ has put secrets on page one. The ______________ doesn’t care about security on these issues. That is yellow journalism at its worst....stand tough on this and don’t give in.”
Those were the words of Republican Rep. Peter King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, who slammed the media today for complaining about new legislation that would crack down on national security leaks. Via Tomer Ovadia.
And the blanks above refer to the New York Times.