This mania for privatization has reached the Internal Revenue Service and taxpayers should be worried that tax investigations might become a political prize handed out to campaign donors. that profit-oriented companies engage in controlling tax investigations instills a whole different level of fear.
It's been said of late that civility has been lost in politics. Maybe it never existed in politics to the extent we think it did. There has always been rancor and debate. There have always been cantankerous adversaries. But this year the mud-slinging seems a little more indulgent or shall I say self-indulgent?