The IRS and everyone else involved in this egregious abuse of power needs to get honest real quick before it metastasizes into a serious scandal for the White House. Remember, it was the Watergate cover-up that brought down Nixon, not the break-in itself.
And isn’t it just jolly the IRS appears to be targeting groups that seriously question the government or want change.
IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman testified before Congress in March 2012 saying there was no targeting. The facts appear to contradict him.
Among the other revelations, on Aug. 4, 2011, staffers in the IRS’ Rulings and Agreements office “held a meeting with chief counsel so that everyone would have the latest information on the issue.”
On Jan, 25, 2012, the criteria for flagging suspect groups was changed to, “political action type organizations involved in limiting/expanding Government, educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights, social economic reform/movement”