A caller to Rush made a point that these IRS revelations may not be confessions so much as warnings to any tea partiers who may want to participate in next year’s Congressional elections.
It’s plausible, given the timing.
Robert Heinlein wrote that we should not mistake stupidity for malice, but that we shouldn’t rule out malice. Are they malicious, or are they stupid, and are they mutually exclusive?
malicious till caught, then claim stupidity.