The Tea Party is outraged that their anti-tax groups which have abused the tax code to launder dirty political money have been given extra attention by the IRS. But as we see in this video from Mike Papantonio, the attention is well-deserved. There is also the issue of the stunning, disgusting hypocrisy coming from the TEApublicans, who are calling for the impeachment of President Obama over this, but were conspicuously silent when Bush’s IRS targeted blacks at the NAACP.
Few people are even mentioning the real scandal: These Tea Party groups should have never been awarded tax exempt status under the 501(c)(4) code in the first place. They’re racist, hyper-political, anti-government, anti-tax groups. They’re not for the public good, or for social welfare. As Papantonio says in the video,
…If you look at the facts, there is no scandal. The Tea Party deserved exactly what they got!
Watch Mike Papantonio, a true liberal, and Farron Cousins, from Trial Lawyer magazine break it down: