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So, what do Obama appointees know about IRS Investigations*?

In writing about the IRS Tea Party Snooping Scandal, Ace’s CDR M asks a question about the official response which could also apply to administration’s response to the Benghazi talking points:

Does anyone in position of authority know anything in this administration?

Once again, conservatives should not let up on this issue until we know who sanctioned the targeted investigations  — and who crafted the crazy things they asked Tea Party groups.

Basically, the excuse the Obama team is offering is that, oh, we’re not corrupt, we’re just incompetent.


*And the Benghazi talking points doctoring.

UPDATE:  Seems they know a lot.  Just caught this on Yahoo!’s home page, AP Exclusive: IRS knew tea party targeted in 2011:

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.

Ed Morrissey has more.

The crucial questions about Benghazi

Posted by B. Daniel Blatt at 2:38 am - May 11, 2013.
Filed under: Benghazi / Libya crisis,Democratic Scandals

Over at HotAir, they pose the crucial one: So, who changed the Benghazi talking points?

The White House needs not just to answer that question, but also to tell the American people which Obama Administration officials signed off on the changes – or were otherwise aware of them.  And whether President Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton knew they had been doctored.

(And it would be nice if those who did the changing could explain, under oath and in front of cameras, why they did what they did.)

If Democrats say, well Benghazi was long ago and Republicans are just obsessing about Benghazi, then respond that the reason we keep bringing this up is because the Obama team refuses to answer the questions. And until we know the answers, we’ll keep pressing.

Should you think we’re being obsessive about this, then please tell us why the Obama team would rather. more than six months after Mitt Romney lost his bid for the White House, attack that Republican* than answer questions. And why, as even the left-leaning Yahoo! editors have observed, the president’s spokesman is becoming quite “defensive”: (more…)