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Why Obama’s Scandals Won’t Lead to Reform

May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Put aside the politics, and the question of who-knew-what-when. There are two policy problems highlighted by the controversies at the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice. The first is the growth of 501(c)(4) groups into vehicles for anonymous and unlimited political spending. The second is the Barack Obama administration’s overzealous prosecution of leaks.

Unfortunately, for those who would like to see these policy problems resolved, the wrong party is angry about them and the wrong party is complacent.