IRS Deputy Associate Chief Counsel Thomas Kane said in transcribed congressional testimony that more IRS officials experienced computer crashes, bringing the total number of crash victims to “less than 20,” and also said that the agency does not know if the lost emails are still backed up somewhere.You may be sure they're scurrying around behind the scenes trying to make sure they aren't and destroying them if they are.
The new round of computer crash victims includes David Fish, who routinely corresponded with Lois Lerner, as well as Lerner subordinate Andy Megosh, Lerner’s technical adviser Justin Lowe, and Cincinnati-based agent Kimberly Kitchens. (RELATED: Meet the First 7 IRS Employees Whose Computers Crashed). . . .The IRS has officially declared itself independent of congressional oversight, and since it only respects the authority of Democrat presidents, it might as well be declared a for-profit arm of the Democrats. It's time to either change the tax income system to a flat tax that can be filed on a post card, and dispose of the then unnecessary majority of the staff, or impose my "modest proposal" for political affirmative action at the IRS.
Or, as the Instapundit says:
We might as well replace the civil service with the spoils system. Because right now, we’ve just got a one-party spoils system.