Rep. Peter King: Paul’s tactics appeal to the lowest common denominator

Rep. Peter King (N.Y.), a senior Republican member on the House Homeland Security Committee, blasted Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulHouse bill set to reignite debate on warrantless surveillance Authorizing military force is necessary, but insufficient GOP feuds with outside group over analysis of tax framework MORE (R-Ky.) Sunday for using scare tactics in his opposition of national security programs.

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King launched his salvo a day after Paul won the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference in a landslide.

“The concerns that I have are still there. I mean, here's a person who said we're more concerned about the C.I.A. killing Americans with drones as they're having coffee in Starbucks,” he told NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview.

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