by Bob Allen
A WaPo wow.
Lois Lerner is, indeed, the tip of a very cold and ugly iceberg that needs to experience severe, special-prosecutor-led anthropogenic â€œclimate changeâ€ until the agency is completely melted, and overflows in a devastating flood that inundates a bunch of high political offices.
From Ed Rogers column: â€œThe Insiders: More IRS smidgens show up. â€˜Perfect.â€™â€
In a stunning revelation this week, it was disclosed that formerÂ IRS official Lois Lerner told colleagues,â€œwe need to be cautious about what we say in emailsâ€ and then proceeded to ask the IRS IT department, in an e-mail, â€œif [instant messaging] conversations were also searchable.â€ Â When she was told they were not, she e-mailed back, â€œPerfect.â€ This is a smoking gun e-mail in that it makes plain she had a cover-up in mind. There is no other plausible explanation.
It gets even better. In another disclosure, Lernerâ€™s attorney said that previous emphatic statements he had made declaring that Lerner did not print hard copies of her e-mails were not lies, just aÂ â€œmisunderstanding.â€
Â In this case, it is obvious what happened. When Team Lerner discovered that not keeping hard copies of some e-mails â€“ which are considered government recordsÂ â€“ would in itself violate the law, it changed its story. Itâ€™s as simple as that.
The coordinationÂ among the Democrats and Lerner is remarkably brazen, even by todayâ€™s standards.
While she lies low taking the Fifth, her mouthpieces in the Democratic caucus recite talking points that only she could approve.
For example,Â during House oversight hearings on the scandal, Democrats seem to recite with great precision what Lerner did or did not do, what she knew and when she knew it.
So while she hides the truth, protects her gang and stays clear of a perjury charge or worse, elected members of the Democratic party declare her innocence and tell her self-serving story.
Forget the smidgenâ€¦ the IRS is corrupt to the core and needs a house-cleaning and, perhaps, a total shutdown. I, for one, donâ€™t see how we can trust such ethically-blind guides to ever again handle our most sensitive personal financial information.
And as this goes on, donâ€™t forget Sarah Hall Ingram! She was there at the genesis of the corruption, and moved on to head up the IRS team on Obamacare