During a recent C-SPAN broadcast with an attorney representing conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status, a man claiming to be an IRS employee phoned in to say he would definitely do whatever he could to “go after and target” these types of groups. The attorney, Cleta Mitchell, has been representing several conservative groups who’ve been accusing the IRS of targeting them politically. A man who identified himself as Bill called in from Elizabeth, New Jersey and said to her:

“I am a lowly clerk at the IRS, looking at your application for tax-free status. I go to your web page to see the goals of your group and one of the goals of your group is to abolish the IRS. “You can bet every dollar you got I’m going to go after you and target you and try and end your group and that’s just the way it is.” Mitchell then rightly informed Bill that he is speaking way out of bounds of the Constitution, and as a servant of the people, and set him straight: READ MORE