Treasury Inspector General Russell George compared the Obama IRS Scandal to Nixon – but worse. George said the current IRS scandal is “unprecedented.”
This is true, but George misses the essential difference: Watergate was the work of a small group of ideological zealots.
The Obama IRS scandal involves the levers of a powerful government agency targeting, tormenting and persecuting groups who differ politically with the ruling administration. This is endemic corruption of big government. The administrative state turning into an authoritarian monster.
Watergate was illegal and morally reprehensible.
Obama’s IRS scandal is illegal, unconstitutional, morally reprehensible and Un-American.
And these are the people who are going to make the decisions about your health care.