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All the President’s Apologists
Commentary Magazine, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:EagleEye, 6/13/2014 6:58:08 PM

During the annual meeting of the American Bar Association in May 2013, a senior official at the Internal Revenue Service named Lois Lerner divulged information she knew would be released in a forthcoming report by the tax agency’s inspector general. She preemptively apologized for what she called the “inappropriate” scrutiny of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status, which came under her bailiwick as the director of the IRS Exempt Organizations Division. The revelation that the IRS was targeting conservative political organizations in an obvious attempt to throttle their right to free expression opened the lid on

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This LSM are acting like the children they still are, petulant and unrepentant for their ongoing lies that are destroying our Country. Their "apologies" mean nothing. Only their heads on a pike in front of the offices they worked might wake up the next lot to the price of truth. Oh, it will be the Al Qaeda at some point who will divvy up their recompense for allowing them to breach our shores by ignoring their barbarous actions and threats elsewhere.

      


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