According to Barack Obama, the melange of scandals that have recently come to light are “phony”. An examination of the facts indicates otherwise. While there may not be a direct link to members of the current administration, the current crop of “issues” falls well within the following dictionary definitions of “scandal”- 1- An action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage: “a bribery scandal”. 2- The outrage or anger caused by such an action or event.
If the IRS’s handling of ITINs and ACTC refunds doesn’t fit the definition of a scandal, nothing does.
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