Werfel's chaff obscures tea party targeting

The IRS wants the public to think that they also targeted progressives. It's just chaff. When the Luftwaffe lost so many aircraft to British-developed radar, they developed the countermeasure of spreading clouds of aluminum strips that offered multiple targets or obscured the area. An analogous countermeasure has just been deployed. Eliana Johnson of NRO:  Acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel on Monday told reporters that the now-infamous "Be On The Lookout" list was far broader than originally disclosed in the Treasury Department inspector general's report. News accounts in outlets such as the Associated Press andBloomberg News supported Werfel's claim, indicating that terms on the list ran the gamut, politically speaking, from "tea party" to "progressive" and "occupy," and even to groups whose applications included the word "Israel." See? We weren't really targeting conservatives and the tea party! AP put out a story ("Documents show IRS also screened...(Read Full Post)

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