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Editorial Writer Calls Out His Paper For Ignoring IRS Scandal

See how long he keeps that gig

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I have to admit, I'm stumped. Either something fairly important happened yesterday in Washington, or as readers ofThe Dallas Morning News might say, "I have no idea what you mean."

News reports, mostly from the right-of-center media, would indicate a 50-year IRS employee, recently retired as a tax specialist, testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Carter Hull, we're told, said the inappropriate screening of tea party-related applications reached at least the office of the IRS chief counsel, one of two political appointees in the building.

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  1. Good for him for speaking up. The manufactured disinterest of the press on the importance of this scandal is a disgrace.

    1. You mean “uninterest of the press.” If they were disinterested, they would be impartially reporting all the fact. If only they were!

      As for the whistleblower, I wonder if he too will be branded as a traitor, like Snowden was, simply for calling out bad behavior?

  2. The Chron had zero about the matter; what sort of dishonesty does it take to support this lying POS?

  3. http://www.washingtonpost.com/…..ntroversy/
    “IRS lawyer Carter Hull said his superiors told him that the chief counsel’s office, led by William Wilkins, would need to review some of the first applications[…]No evidence so far has definitively linked the White House to the agency’s actions.”

    Well, you could say that, so long as “definitively” is carefully defined:
    “IRS Chief Counsel William Wilkins a Big Donor and Loyal Democrat”
    “As Carol Platt Liebau points out, there are some questions about how the White House was left in the dark about the IRS’s probing of conservative groups when its own appointeee appears to have known about the investigations”
    http://www.weeklystandard.com/…..40006.html

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