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Lerner Called Conservatives 'A—holes'

Jul. 30, 2014

House Republicans released an email conversation from former-IRS official Lois Lerner showing that she had, according to her lawyer, a few “opinions” about the GOP. When another IRS official, whose name was redacted, wrote complaining of conservative radio shows in November 2012, Lerner replied, “Great. Maybe we are through if there are that many a–holes.” Lerner continued the email thread, pounding out on her BlackBerry, “So we don’t need to worry about alien terrorists. It’s our own crazies that will take us down.” It’s not hard proof that Lerner targeted Tea Party groups seeking tax exemption, but its proof enough she couldn’t do her job without bias. More…

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