MSNBC’s Chuck Todd is still really on the fence about this whole IRS “scandal” thing:
Todd said the following at the end of a commentary on “The Daily Rundown” during which he questioned if “explicitly political organizations should be filing as tax exempt social welfare groups under the tax code”:
So while the IRS is certainly not a good guy here they have been terrible about being forthcoming. Are there any actual real victims? Folks, this scandal is not black and white since frankly two wrongs don’t make a right. We know what really is working here for Republicans. Beating up the IRS, good for the base. Good politics there makes for great fundraising e-mails. But let’s remember what the controversy itself is about.
Because Todd concluded those organizations shouldn’t be allowed to file tax exempt status, he asked if that wasn’t reason enough to believe were no victims in the IRS’ admitted targeting. The full transcript and video at Newsbusters.
Citizens were happy to help Todd answer that question:
Todd’s question sounds like the IRS scandal’s version of “what difference does it make?”