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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Who first disclosed the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS?
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The question in the headline above is one the right-wing conspiratorialists seem never to ask themselves.

Who blew the whistle on the IRS?

Was it investigative reporters from the mainstream media, as was the case with the Watergate scandal? No.

Was it Fox News or any other conservative news outlet? No.

Was it some member of Congress? No.

Was it some Republican activist? No.

Was it some conscience-stricken leaker at the White House? No.

So who did it?

Answer: The IRS did it.

The inspector general of the IRS had quietly investigated evidence of the targeting of conservative groups, and ...

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