In case you’ve forgotten, “real journalists” are Smarter Than You™. Huffington Post political editor and White House correspondent Sam Stein reminded us of that today:
Why is the IRS scandal a thing again?
— Sam Stein (@samstein) February 3, 2014
Very nice. Maybe he’s genuinely curious, or maybe he’s just trolling. Either way, he’s a pretty lame excuse for a journalist.
But conservatives are givers, and so they graciously answered Stein’s question anyway:
@samsteinhp the IRS admitted that it targeted groups with “Tea Party” or “patriot” in their names. How's that?
— Will Hayes (@Circusponi) February 3, 2014
— DCD (@DCDude1776) February 3, 2014
Note to Stein: Any time you’re wondering why an Obama administration scandal is “a thing” on people’s minds, just remember this:
— Jon Munce (@jonmunce) February 3, 2014
(Hat tip: John Groves)