Appearing on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” on Wednesday prior to the Texas Senate killing a bill that would have criminalized intrusive pat-downs, Rep. Paul Broun of Georgia said he is undecided on the PATRIOT Act because it is focused on Americans, not official enemies.
Broun is a member of the House Homeland Security Committee. During the interview he said the TSA is too politically correct when it selects passengers to molest at airports.
“We have to identify those people — we do that through human intelligence, we do that by trying to get into the inner circle,” he said. “Focus upon those individuals, not on the general public. Unfortunately, I think the Department of Homeland Security has been focusing on the general public and have been afraid of political correctness.”
“We’ve got to forget political correctness,” Broun added. “We’ve got to start focusing on those people who want to harm us as a nation.”