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Name That Bureaucrat

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By John Fund
July 19, 2013

The IRS scandal shows that those who make decisions must be held responsible.

Finally, we may be getting somewhere in the IRS scandal involving the targeting and harassment of tea-party groups applying for tax exemptions. At Thursday’s House Government Reform and Oversight hearing, some names were at last attached to some of the IRS’s most questionable actions in the scandal.

Back in May, top IRS officials Steven Miller and Lois Lerner insisted that “rogue” agents in the Cincinnati office acted without direction from IRS headquarters in Washington. But Elizabeth Hofacre, who was the Cincinnati agent in charge of reviewing flagged tea-party applications, says she “had no autonomy or authority” to act on applications and so she simply sat on them. She blamed Carter Hull, an IRS lawyer in Washington, for the delays, saying that he directed her in how to treat problem cases but never gave her any feedback.


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The honorable Mr. Cummings running interference for the Obama administration is finding that the people are speaking and making him appear as Obama's court jester.
 

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The honorable Mr. Cummings running interference for the Obama administration is finding that the people are speaking and making him appear as Obama's court jester.

Being a jester requires at least a minimal amount of talent. Cummings is just a bad joke.
 
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