[IMGCAP(1)]Speaking about the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of conservative political groups, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said, “My question isn’t about who’s going to resign. My question is who is going to jail?”
The Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan wrote, “The targeting of conservative groups and individuals by the IRS was a political operation that had political effects.” My feelings about this were succinctly expressed by an astute political observer named William Shakespeare 407 years ago, whom I paraphrase: The people in Congress and political observers attacking the IRS are poor players, strutting and fretting their hour upon the stage, and then (I hope) they will be heard no more. They are telling a tale (and it is being told by idiots), full of sound and fury signifying nothing.
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