In my column on Friday, I mentioned a blogger claimed that Haley might be investigated by the Internal Revenue Service. The blogger had no named sources for his claims, so I didn’t link to his column.
I pointed out that Haley has been a target of the Left and some on the Right since she decided to run for governor of the Palmetto State. I also pointed out most of what I read consisted of leading questions, a time-worn political tactic otherwise known as smearing.
Haley’s name is currently mentioned as a potential vice-president pick for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Romney helped Haley during the primary process in 2010, and she endorsed him in 2012 for the GOP presidential nomination.
Haley’s endorsement of Romney provoked some tea party supporters to criticize her.
Democrats don’t hesitate to use IRS as an attack dog, a habit that should concern every single American. Consider the glaring hypocrisy in the blind eye Dems turn to their proven tax dodgers like U.S. Treasury Sec. Tim Geithner and other choice politicos on the Left.
In my first column about the Haley matter, I noted the lack of attributions and I pointed out that President Barack Obama’s administration appears to be waging war on Republican governors.
Haley, doesn’t cut and run. She fought one of the toughest primary campaigns I‘ve witnessed. I traveled to South Carolina during that run and experienced some truly hilarious moments correcting a few misimpressions about Haley’s family history and her parents’ faith.
Remember the attacks on Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and his family history?
It’s likely any potential GOP vice-presidential nominee will be attacked as we march on towards November.
Democrat candidates will receive their usual pass from compliant media who will again act as advocates for Obama just as they did in 2008.
The State newspaper said:
“[A]n IRS letter released by the Governor’s Office showed that not only had no federal investigation gotten off the ground before the IRS pulled the plug on its initial inquiry into the society’s finances but also that the matter had been resolved in fall 2011.”
Red State also ran an article debunking the blogger’s claims.
Haley has a new book due out on April 3—Can’t Is Not an Option. She recounts her parents’ immigration to the U.S. from India and her experiences growing up in the American South.
(Commentary by Kay B. Day/April 2, 2012)
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