If you haven’t tuned President Empty Chair out completely, you may recall him making some absurdly tough noises about cleaning house at the IRS and firing some top officials. It has now been confirmed by multiple sources, including ABC News, that one of those officials – Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller – was due to leave in June anyway. He’s not being “fired” at all; he’s leaving on schedule.
But Obama looked America right in the eye and lied through his teeth about demanding Miller’s resignation. That’s almost a scandal unto itself, isn’t it? Shouldn’t reporters be swarming Obama and demanding to know why he made such misleading statements about sacking the IRS commissioner? Or will the excuse be that Obama was once again clueless about what was going on at the IRS, and only discovered Miller was due to leave anyway when he read the newspapers last night? Would even the true Obama dead-enders be stupid enough to believe that about an IRS official whose appointment is directly controlled by the President(Read More)