BOSTON (CBS) – The Obama administration is stocked with world-class spin artists, but I doubt any of them are going to figure out how to quickly turn the page on the story of how the IRS targeted the tax-exempt status applications of Tea Party groups and other conservative organizations for special scrutiny, actions IRS officials un-persuasively insist were not politically motivated.
Yes, of course they weren’t. And by the way, the check’s in the mail.
You will be hearing about this one for quite awhile because it offers up a scenario that couldn’t be more offensive to your average American – government power, in this case the special power held by the IRS – being abused for political purposes.
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