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Watergate revisited: did Obama's tax officials at the IRS target Republicans?
14 May 2013 11:20 AM
"Using the Internal Revenue Service for political purposes is a criminal offense. It remains to be discovered whether [Obama] is guilty of more than an amazingly convenient failure to superintend the excesses of... executive-branch employees beyond the Allegheny Mountains. Meanwhile, file this under ‘What a tangled web we weave’."
Over at the Daily Beast, Megan McArdle examines the evidence and concludes:
"This is hugely disturbing, and right now our focus should be on making sure it doesn’t happen again, not reforming the laws governing tax-exempt organizations."
Hard to disagree.