Kate Hicks | Jun 01, 2013
Was the IRS scandal just the work of "a few low-level employees" in Cleveland providing bad "customer service?" It seems the targeting of conservative groups may have been more widespread than top officials initially let on, with 88 IRS employees now tasked with providing "relevant documents" in the search for the culpable parties. A few...a lot...not much of a difference, right?
While the agency maintains that all 88 aren't necessarily directly involved in the scandal--and despite the fact that they say they're just trying to help Congress out here--the fact that so many people might have "relevant documents" means this involves more than just a tiny number of rogue employees. "Almost 90" is not the same as "less than 10." And that must mean that someone up top knew about it, or utter incompetents run the agency tasked with collecting taxes. Either way, the leadership there needs to go, ASAP.
Meanwhile, the Oversight Committee has invited the Inspector General to yet another hearing on the agency -- but for an entirely different problem. It seems the IRS lives out the concept of tax-and-spend a little too literally:
No wonder the IRS targeted conservative groups around 2010 -- where would the funding for their crazy parties come from?! Certainly does inspire confidence about where those checks we all sent around April 15 went...
Thank You Townhall and Ms Hicks.
Make sure to watch the vid to the end for a 'Special' mssg from the President himself.
For more on the IRS Targeting Scandal:
IRS Also Targeted Individual Donors to GOP Group
Shocker: IRS Fails To Meet Disclosure Deadline To Produce Documents Requested By Senate