Quick’s Fourth Law: The Higher the Spokesman, The Bigger the Lies

I assume that whenever any member of the bureaucracy, the ruling class, or the ruling party opens his mouth, I will hear nothing but lies.  This is true whether the GOP faction of the Ruling Party, the governing Democrat faction of the Ruling Party, or some non-governmental stalwart of the Ruling Class like Warren Buffet is speaking

But of course, this was just rogue stuff

Lerner said the practice was initiated by low-level workers in Cincinnati and was not motivated by political bias. After her talk, she told The AP that no high level IRS officials knew about the practice. She did not say when they found out.

Yeah, sure, uh huh. And Benghazi was about some Islam-insulting video


Yes, the IRS spokesmodel was lying.  And what else would you expect?  In order to reach such exalted positions, these flacks train for years in perfecting the arts of convincing dishonesty.  If it were otherwise, they would not be where they are today.  It is just an application of Quick’s Law:  The higher the spokesman, the bigger the lies.

(via IRS: Remember when we said in Feb 2012 that we make all decisions in an impartial manner … [Darleen Click] | protein wisdom for more).

About Bill Quick

I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.


Quick’s Fourth Law: The Higher the Spokesman, The Bigger the Lies — 3 Comments

  1. Yes, but don't worry, IRS spokesfolks at the highest level have assured us that administration of massive health care operation will be fair and balanced with never any political consideration when deciding your fate.

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