BREAKING: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups in 2012 election.—
The Associated Press (@AP) May 10, 2013
Whoa. Can we hear more about that story?
Um … that’s a story about Prince Harry, AP. Do we have another source?
According to this Associated Press story republished at Rare, the IRS admits it flagged tax-exempt conservative groups for additional scrutiny during the 2012 election season.
Lois Lerner, who heads the IRS unit that oversees tax-exempt groups, said organizations that included the words “tea party” or “patriot” in their applications for tax-exempt status were singled out for additional reviews.
Lerner said the practice, initiated by low-level workers in Cincinnati, was wrong and she apologized while speaking at a conference in Washington.
Flashback: Mark Levin’s Landmark Legal Foundation pushed back against IRS bullying of conservative groups.
But evidently the IRS is totally sorry and stuff.
This would be a start:
More from Mark Levin:
* * *
The letter the IRS sent to those icky conservatives who call themselves “patriots”:
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.