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IRS Destruction of E-mail Evidence: ‘If Nixon Had Burned the Tapes as People Had Advised Him to, He Would Have Served His Full Term’

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The important question regarding the IRS investigation is how high up in the administration the scandal goes, George Will said on Tuesday’s Special Report.

“That there was targeting of these groups is not disputed…”

“The question that makes this interesting and the question that a special prosecutor would pursue is where does this lead, how high up does this go.”

Will noted that people have been saying that nothing has connected the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups to the White House, but he questions that. He recalled the Watergate scandal, which he said never would have been connected to President Nixon but for the tapes that showed him plotting obstruction of justice.

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“Something equivalent to burning the tapes may have happened with the hard drive of Lois Lerner.”

Will explained that if Nixon had burned the tapes as people advised him to, he would have served his full time. “Something equivalent to burning the tapes may have happened with the hard drive of Lois Lerner,” Will said…(read more)

National Review Online

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One Comment on “IRS Destruction of E-mail Evidence: ‘If Nixon Had Burned the Tapes as People Had Advised Him to, He Would Have Served His Full Term’”

  1. […] By Pundit from another Planet The important question regarding the IRS investigation is how high up in the administration the scandal goes, George Will said on Tuesday’s Special Report. “That there was targeting of these groups is not disputed…” “The question that makes this interesting and the question that a special prosecutor would pursue is where does this lead, how high up does […] Like this? Read more and get your own subscription at […]


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