Saturday, May 11, 2013

Not the First Time Non-Liberal Groups Targeted by IRS

Carol Platt Liebau | May 10, 2013

Below, Guy lays out the IRS' scandalous admission that it targeted Tea Party groups based on those groups' viewpoints -- a First Amendment constitutional violation if ever there was one. One is tempted to hope that the unjustly-audited groups seek any redress that's available under law -- hopefully, with plenty of discovery -- to complement any other government investigations.

But note that this is not the first time political gamesmanship at the IRS has been detected. The late Robert Novak, writing in 2002, pointed out another IRS admission that it harassed conservative organizations during the Clinton administration.

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