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Cal Thomas: Answers on Benghazi, IRS unlikely

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Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00 am

In his defense of President Barack Obama, Press Secretary Jay Carney is beginning to sound a lot like Ronald Ziegler, Richard Nixon’s spokesman. Carney only has to use the word “inoperative,” as Ziegler did when incriminating evidence surfaced that proved his previous statements untrue.

Following what appears to be a cover-up in the Benghazi attack, the Washington Post has obtained documents from an audit conducted by the IRS’s inspector general that indicate the agency targeted for special scrutiny conservative groups with “Tea Party” and “patriot” in their names, as well as “nonprofit groups that criticized the government and sought to educate Americans about the U.S. Constitution.”

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