IRS ‘loses’ Lerner emails
How convenient! The IRS announced on Friday that it has ‘lost’ all of Lois Lerner’s emails to outside groups, including the White House. This is the same organization that is demanding C4L hand over information on our donors with the promise that the information will be safe. From the Wall Street Journal:
The IRS—remember those jaunty folks?—announced Friday that it can’t find two years of emails from Lois Lerner to the Departments of Justice or Treasury. And none to the White House or Democrats on Capitol Hill. An agency spokesman blames a computer crash.
Never underestimate government incompetence, but how convenient. The former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations was at the center of the IRS targeting of conservative groups and still won’t testify before Congress. Now we’ll never know whose orders she was following, or what directions she was giving. If the Reagan White House had ever offered up this excuse, John Dingell would have held the entire government in contempt.
It’s laughable to actually take the IRS at its word that they ‘lost’ all the emails the Lerner sent to individuals outside the IRS. I think I am going to ‘lose’ my W-2 next April.