Another nail in the coffin of the so-called IRS scandal

Pat Cunningham

The scandal-mongers of a few months ago aren’t likely to have anything  to say about THIS:

Officials at the Internal Revenue Service were encouraged to flag groups with the word “emerge” in their names as well as potential successors to the anti-poverty organization ACORN, according to documents released by Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday.

The documents add another complicated layer to the ongoing (albeit diminished) controversy surrounding the IRS screening of Tea Party groups in 2010 and 2011. They also take additional steam out of the Republican Party’s insistence that the tax agency was ...

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