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Lois Lerner

Lois LernerAbout a half-hour into a conference call with reporters Friday afternoon, senior Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner said something she will regret. “I’m not good at math,” she confessed as she tried to summon a statistic. Lerner clarified that she is a lawyer and not an accountant (a fair defense) but the remark instantly blew up on Twitter — an IRS official being bad at math — and wound up punctuating what was a torturous response to the IRS’ admission that it inappropriately targeted tea party groups. See: IRS targeted tea party, patriot groups for scrutiny A skeptical press corps peppered Lerner with questions, many of which she and her staff were unable or unwilling to answer. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)

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