You dont need an explanation. These arent the partisan political abuses youre looking for. Move along.
It was all a big mistake. An unfortunate, accidental error. And what difference does it make? anyway, since according to the New York Times headline, the I.R.S. Apologizes to Tea Party Groups Over Audits of Applications for Tax Exemption.
Yes, indeed, the IRS says it is sorry.
But not actually to the Tea Party and Patriot organizations, whose equal rights under the law the agency so flagrantly violated. Instead, last week,...