Skip to comments.Question that revealed IRS scandal was planted, chief admits
Posted on 05/18/2013 1:07:00 PM PDT by walford
...The Internal Revenue Service, apparently determined to get out ahead of an inspector general report critical of its handling of tax exemptions for Tea Party groups, came up with a plan: Lois Lerner, the official responsible for the tax-exempt division, would publicly apologize in response to a question at the American Bar Association conference in Washington...
...It was the day after Lerner had testified to Congress last week, failing once again to disclose the extent of the Tea Party targeting even under direct questioning. The damning inspector general report would come out any day, and Lerner and Miller wanted to figure out a way to disclose the news publicly...
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When government has the idea that it will get away with everything, it will try anything.
A week before these scandals hit the oscillator, we were all saying on FR that Obama could twist heads off puppies on the White House lawn and get away with it. All the lib networks could have cameramen nearby, and none of them would take a shot.
I believe the Admin believe the above, as well. Yet there is always a tipping point....
Welcome to Obumbler’s aMeriKa.
They are desperate to distract attention from Benghazi, and they will sacrifice anybody and anything to do so.
I honestly believe the WH thought the media would praise them for makong a bold move to crack down on those evil conservatives.
I agree. Obama might as well be saying, “We’ll give you the IRS and AP scandals, as long as you agree to not look at Benghazi.”
I think you’re right but I think that most liberals don’t care because of that. They like the cheating and lying and stealing. They are people sans real morality.
The thing the media didn’t like is the AP scandal so couple that with the IRS thing and now they pay attention. I think the IRS scandal alone wouldn’t have mattered much to them.
We need to be vigilant to see that this isn’t ignored...
The Killing of America was planned.
Rome died of old age. America’s death has been a homicide.
Certainly derailed the Benghazi headlines that were hurting the administration.
Never let a “crisis” go to waste.
Is it just me? I took one look at Steven Miller’s Hair Club for Men perm and knew that he was as crooked as the path to hell. I wouldn’t trust this guy with last week’s toilet paper.
Also derailed the Boston Bombing case...another “Islam is a Killer” story.
I believe that for a majority of the MSM there is no tipping point - they are ideologues first and foremost. They didn't get into journalism to inform, they got in to persuade.
They really take us for fools.
They regard the current furor as just a fly to be swatted, so they can get back to their fascist ways.
Any excuse for a tyrant.
This is another one of 0bama's giant mis-direction plays. "Look over here!"
We're all looking at the IRS, Benghazi and all the other scandals, while they are busy pushing thru Rubio's AMNESTY bill.
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