Published May 24, 2013
President Obama is tasking someone with intimate knowledge of alleged abuses by Attorney General Eric Holder’s Justice Department to investigate the matter: Holder himself.
Published May 23, 2013
President Obama today will announce that rather than continuing to take personal charge of the covert program that targets individuals abroad for death, including American citizens, he will shift responsibility to a new bureaucracy at the Pentagon.
Published May 22, 2013
How is Lois Lerner still on the job and still responsible for the oversight of applications from small government groups for non-profit status?
Published May 21, 2013
The White House has changed its story about who knew what and when as it relates to the targeting of President Obama’s political enemies by the IRS.
Published May 20, 2013
How does an administration move on from scandals that are still unfolding? The answer: Not very effectively.
Published May 17, 2013
The Associated Press is suggesting that the reason the agency’s reporters and lawyers were the targets of a sweeping records seizure by the Department of Justice is not that national security was at risk, but rather the publicity the administration was seeking.
Published May 16, 2013
The acting director of the IRS has left his post three weeks ahead of schedule, but how can it be that others more intimately involved with the targeting and harassment of the president’s political enemies are still on the job today?
Published May 15, 2013
In the politics of a scandal, speed can kill.
Published May 14, 2013
“I don't have a lot of time -- I have three-and-a-half years left. It goes by like that [snaps fingers].”
-- President Obama speaking at a political fundraiser in New York on Monday.
Published May 13, 2013
Team Obama has always known how to paint their critics as outside of the mainstream in order to make the least of the actual criticism. So what happens when that stops working? We’re about to find out.