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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    no. when a question is asked of someone about information they would not be reasonably expected to possess, it is nothing other than a stupid question from an inept - republican - questioner
    the ways and means hearings with the IRS exhibited that for all to see
    The questions were for the most part exactly those that a senior civil servant would know would be asked, and for which he should have been prepared. He did enormous damage to his cause by being so unhelpful.
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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    As usual, you misunderstand. The questions were exploratory. The witness was asked, for the most part, questions to which he could have known the answers. The staffers will now treat him as hostile. It only gets worse from here.
    Makes no difference. It doesn't matter if the witness "could have known the answers". What matters is if they *did* know the answer. If they didn't, then the only truthful answer is "I don't know"
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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

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    The witness was evasive, and arrogant.
    actually, miller was quite effective
    his testimony demonstrated that the republicans are not competent enough to formulate questions needed to determine what was happening with the 501c4 applications


    He did his cause and the administration much harm.
    miller answered the questions superbly and demonstrated that as a career IRS civil servant he was untouchable by the republican questioners
    notice how pissed the republicans congressmen were when they were unable to document a scandal via his testimony

    As I posted previously, the staffers are digging in for combat.
    that is clear
    they know the republicans want to find some dirt on Obama
    and they are not offering anything which hurts him
    clearly, they are winning this battle


    The members know there's blood, and they're ready too.
    couldn't tell it by the results of their hearings
    they are on the offensive
    but now are left whining and licking their wounds


    The witness performed terribly, and his side will pay.
    miller so out-classed his republican questioners


    Why did he do it? Probably to reduce his exposure to legal jeopardy.
    no. he is being honorable
    even tho he was not the republican appointed commissioner who was in command when this 501c4 problem developed and was left to fester, he recognizes that as the acting commissioner he should step down for the good of his federal agency
    like i said, he is being honorable
    something few of today's republicans would recognize
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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    NBC: Why Did IRS Mislead Congress For An Entire Year? | RealClearPolitics

    mr miller, why did you testify to congress 4 times that no special treatment was accorded tea party apps when tigta concludes unequivocally that there was?

    miller: well, congressman, i'm gonna have to give you a non answer on that, it's a stupid question

    LOL!

    what an idiot

    miller, i mean
    I love the way the right has to tell lies in order to get upset about how the IRS told lies
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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    The questions were for the most part exactly those that a senior civil servant would know would be asked, and for which he should have been prepared. He did enormous damage to his cause by being so unhelpful.
    He was prepared.

    When asked questions to which he did not know the answer to, he was prepared to say "I don't know"

    Problem solved!
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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

    Acting IRS chief knew of targeting in 2012 - Jennifer Epstein - POLITICO.com

    what a buncha idiots

    this white house, of course

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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    Makes no difference. It doesn't matter if the witness "could have known the answers". What matters is if they *did* know the answer. If they didn't, then the only truthful answer is "I don't know"
    He willfully failed to prepare.
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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    He willfully failed to prepare.
    No he didn't and his excellent performance proves that he was thoroughly prepared
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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    actually, miller was quite effective
    his testimony demonstrated that the republicans are not competent enough to formulate questions needed to determine what was happening with the 501c4 applications



    miller answered the questions superbly and demonstrated that as a career IRS civil servant he was untouchable by the republican questioners
    notice how pissed the republicans congressmen were when they were unable to document a scandal via his testimony


    that is clear
    they know the republicans want to find some dirt on Obama
    and they are not offering anything which hurts him
    clearly, they are winning this battle



    couldn't tell it by the results of their hearings
    they are on the offensive
    but now are left whining and licking their wounds



    miller so out-classed his republican questioners



    no. he is being honorable
    even tho he was not the republican appointed commissioner who was in command when this 501c4 problem developed and was left to fester, he recognizes that as the acting commissioner he should step down for the good of his federal agency
    like i said, he is being honorable
    something few of today's republicans would recognize
    It would be impossible to misread the outcome more than you have. Watch what happens now.
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    Re: IRS apologizes for inappropriately targeting conservative political groups [W:484

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    He was prepared.

    When asked questions to which he did not know the answer to, he was prepared to say "I don't know"

    Problem solved!
    Problem created, actually.
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