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IRS Scandal: Low-Level Cincinnati Workers Say They Simply Followed Bosses' Orders

deleeuw Wrote: May 16, 2013 12:21 PM
"Low-Level Cincinnati Workers Say They Simply Followed Bosses' Orders"? That's what Adolf Eichmann said.
RedWest2010 Wrote: May 16, 2013 12:40 PM
Key difference... the Nazi leadership proudly claimed their role in the atrocities of WWII. They didn't hide their complicity. The discussion was whether or not the lower level operatives could use "they told me to do it" as an excuse. You are correct in that the excuse still doesn't hold water in this situation either. However, these fascists don't even have the guts to admit that it's their policies the low level employees were carrying out. They're hiding behind their employees using them as human shields. That's a whole new level of cowardly scum.

It's rigorous work keeping pace with all of these scandals, as House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer discovered earlier this week, but we're doing our best nonethelessOn the IRS targeting issue, we covered a lot of ground yesterday and earlier, but the "fun" never ceases.  It will come as a surprise to no one that IRS employees lean heavily Democratic.  Their livelihoods depend on the existence of big, complicated government, so of course they'd vote blue.  In the 2012 cycle,...