The IRS has become an enforcement tool of political hegemony. How bad is it? It's even worse than we feared.
And what is going to be done about it? Nothing. Obama has already said there is "not a smidgen of corruption" in the IRS, and as far as the
news media Ministry of Truth is concerned, that's the end of the story.
It does not matter that this information is coming to light and being made public. From the president on down, the despotism will continue unabated -- secretly if possible, in the open if necessary. There is no one in the country who has both the ability and the desire to stop it.
The Democrats can stop it, but they are the perpetrators and even the ones who are not actively committing these crimes support them. They have the ability but certainly not the desire.
The Republicans (but by no means even half of them) have the desire but not the ability. They have abandoned the fight anyway.
The national media and the Democrat party are indistinguishable so there will be no protest raised by them.
All of these abuses will repeat in 2016 with the same effect as in 2012: opposition to the ruling party will be smothered and the election will be stolen. Again.
See also, "President Obama: Extremist radical in his own words."
Update: The House Republicans are trying very moderately to block future abuses by the IRS, but (a) the Senate will never pass it and (b) Obama will veto it if they did. After all, there's "not a smidgen of corruption" in the IRS now.
Update: David Foster at Chicago Boyz kindly links to this post and adds this scary thought:
The things that we know about paint a very sinister picture of the Obama administration’s operations and intentions…imagine what sorts of corrupt, anti-liberty, and quite likely outright illegal activities lurk among the things we do not know about.It is indeed chilling.