IRS engaged in ‘outrageous abuse of power’ warns top Democrat
by: J. D. Heyes
Thursday, May 16, 2013
After years of political gridlock in D.C., lawmakers of competing parties are finally coming to agreement on one thing: The Obama administration is rife with corruption, as a spate of scandals which have rocked the White House since the president’s second inauguration indicate.
It’s hard to know which scandal – “Operation Fast and Furious,” Benghazi, the Justice Department’s tapping of Associated Press reporter phones or the IRS targeting conservative groups – is the most serious, but the one that seems to be the most uniting, in terms of condemnation, is the latter.
Republicans are understandably outraged because Obama is a Democrat and, well, the two parties differ greatly, both philosophically and politically. But the IRS scandal has raised the ire of top Democrats as well, and that doesn’t bode well for a president who now seems to be losing at least a portion of the establishment media as well for being too arrogant, aloof and dishonest with them.
Bipartisan criticism – at last