The IRS apologized Friday for singling out conservative groups with “tea party” or “patriot” in their names for audits of their applications for tax-exempt status. Translation: We’re sorry we got caught.
Want to read about that in the New York Times before lining your bird cage? Try page A11.
The IRS targeting a particular political viewpoint for scrutiny is front page news, period. Shame on the NY Times for burying it on A11
— Joseph Kaufman (@jhk49) May 11, 2013
If you look really hard, you can find a below-the-fold teaser on the front page.
— RightKlik (@RightKlik) May 11, 2013
It’s also buried on the New York Times website.
Hey, what's missing from the top half of the New York Times homepage? Why, the IRS-targets-conservatives scandal!
— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) May 11, 2013
Reminder: The Fishwrap of Record squeed with delight last year and patted the IRS on the back for a job well done.
Last year, the NY Times editorial board ENDORSED the IRS political attack on conservatives and tea party groups!… http://t.co/QR2ZbkXAs6
— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) May 10, 2013
In light of the IRS apology, this NYT editorial from last year is… chilling. http://t.co/CZDwIjV1v9
— Charles Sykes (@SykesCharlie) May 11, 2013
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) May 11, 2013
Not 1 liberal/conservative/libertarian should feel good bout this @ggreenwald IRS apologizes targeting Tea Party NYT Editors praised last yr
— SalenaZito (@SalenaZitoTrib) May 10, 2013
— MPalmer (@M_Palmer1987) May 10, 2013
Will the editorial be retracted? We won’t hold our breath.