Here are wise words from Tuesday’s post by Ellen Podgor on her White Collar Crime Prof Blog:
Politics do not belong in the agencies of our government. Whether it be the DOJ, SEC, or IRS – it is important that when politics gets infused in discretionary decisions, someone immediately puts a stop to this happening. Internal compliance programs are important in the corporate world, maybe we need more compliance programs and monitoring within the government world.
The full post — ‘Discretion At It’s Worst – IRS Targeting’ — is here.