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Subject:  Re: Tea Party Groups Plan To Sue IRS Date:  5/16/2013  3:03 PM
Author:  albaby1 Number:  1877823 of 2015997

What took them so long? In other words, why'd they wait until after this became a political "scandal" to sue?

Without getting into the merits at all, this is a pretty obvious answer.

In the space of about a week, you've had a recorded public discussion by an IRS official of the differential treatment of conservative groups (with an apology), the release of an IG report documenting those activities, the initiation of a criminal probe by the Justice Department, public condemnation of the activities by Adminis