Lerner IRS Emails Revealed: Called Conservatives 'Crazies,' 'Assholes'

Copies of the emails were sent to the Justice Department as proof that Lerner willfully targeted conservatives.


WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday.

Lois Lerner headed the IRS division that handles applications for tax-exempt status. In a series of emails with a colleague in November 2012, Lerner made two disparaging remarks about some members of the GOP, including one remark that was profane.

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  1. Not exactly a smoking gun, though it does show something of her mindset. I’m waiting for the email that says, “Nail those f*ckers to the barn door!” I have no doubt it is out there, I just hope someone will leak it since the IRS will never release such a thing.

  2. She is already on record talking (or ‘joking’) about going to work for Obama’s super PAC. I think we know her political stripes.

  3. Meh, not damning enough. Let’s wake up: he real incriminating stuff was “lost in a hard drive failure” – these offensive-but-non-egregious tidbits are being thrown to the media to make this go away.

    PS – what an evil, soulless looking woman.

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