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Montevideo American-News - Montevideo, MN
Heads should roll at the IRS over targeting of right-wing groups
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By Pat Cunningham
May 12, 2013 11:17 a.m.



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No matter that the targets were groups I consider wacky and bad for America, THIS SORT OF THING is outrageous:

Senior Internal Revenue Service officials knew agents were targeting tea party groups as early as 2011, according to a draft of an inspector general’s report obtained by The Associated Press that seemingly contradicts public statements by the IRS commissioner.

The IRS apologized Friday for what it acknowledged was “inappropriate” targeting of conservative political groups during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status. The agency blamed low-level employees, saying no high-level officials were aware.

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