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More to Learn about Lerner's Abuses

charliej373 Wrote: Jun 13, 2013 9:36 PM
I ran Salvi's '96 campaign for U.S. Senate. He is a prominent lawyer so he had the best lawyers handling the FEC complaint, and I did not deal with them directly. But one day as we met to make a downstate trip, he told me with astonished outrage he had talked to the woman in charge of the case and this was the offer she made. We speculated whether they would ever try such a stunt with a Democrat. My experience with bureaucrats in election law is that their rule is, when dealing with a Republican, treat a case of jaywalking as if it were first-degree murder. When dealing with Democrats, treat a case of first-degree murder as if it were jaywalking and say that "everyone does it." If we don't get the beast under control, we have lost the country.
RiffRaff Wrote: Jun 13, 2013 10:22 PM
If the law doesn't work then the other options are fairly grim. Our 'nation of laws' is the only thing that has kept this country from looking like the Middle East or South America. People are the same all over the world. Passions run no less hot here.

Recall that as head of the Enforcement Office at the FEC, it seems that Lois Lerner spearheaded the harassment of conservative groups, specifically the Christian Coalition.

Well, according to George Will, Lois Lerner had her finger in at least one other pie, specifically the US Senate race between Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Al Salvi:

In the fall of 1996, at the campaign's climax, Democrats filed with the Federal Elections Commission charges alleging campaign finance violations by Salvi's campaign. These charges dominated the campaign's closing days. Salvi spoke by phone with the head of the FEC's Enforcement Division,...