The IRS scandal was connected this week not just to the Washington office—that had been established—but to the office of the chief counsel.Click here to read her entire column.
That is a bombshell—such a big one that it managed to emerge in spite of an unfocused, frequently off-point congressional hearing in which some members seemed to have accidentally woken up in the middle of a committee room, some seemed unaware of the implications of what their investigators had uncovered, one pretended that the investigation should end if IRS workers couldn't say the president had personally called and told them to harass his foes, and one seemed to be holding a filibuster on Pakistan.
Still, what landed was a bombshell. And Democrats know it. Which is why they are so desperate to make the investigation go away. They know, as Republicans do, that the chief counsel of the IRS is one of only two Obama political appointees in the entire agency.
Friday, July 19, 2013
Noonan: IRS Scandal Goes Right To The Top
Anybody been paying attention to the hearings surrounding the IRS scandal.Peggy Noonan has. Here's part of what she says in the Wall Street Journal: