I know – you thought you were going to see a picture of some ReThug or worse, Harold Ford and Artur Davis, because they define what a TRAITOR is.
Naw, I’m putting Senator Max Baucus on blast, because he’s as much responsible for the IRS scandal going on as Head ReThug and car Thief, Darrell Issa (H/T The Field Negro and Eddie Griffin:
Witch hunts are always ugly. Innocent witnesses are badgered into submission and potential defenders intimidated into silence. The accused is always the unpopular and hated. And, for sure, no one is more hated than tax collectors.But before a congressional lynch mob gets this fire started, we need to store sanity to the evidence-gathering process. For starters:A Sept. 28, 2010 letter from Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus to then-IRS commissioner Douglas Shulman demanded deeper scrutiny by the agency of 501(c) organizations’ political activities.Specifically, the letter called on Shulman to “survey major 501(c)(4), (c)(5) and (c)(6) organizations involved in political campaign activity to examine whether they are operated for the organization’s intended tax exempt purpose… Baucus specifically referenced a Sept. 16, 2010 Time article, “The New GOP Money Stampede”… Baucus also referenced “a group transforming itself into a non-profit under 501(c)(4) of the tax code,” ensuring, as the Time article put it, that the group would “not have to publicly disclose any information about its donors.” That “group” Baucus referenced was actually Crossroads GPS.