RUSSIA? No, it's the USA. Americans learned in the IRS political targeting scandal that government enforcement power can be used to stifle political speech. Something similar may be unfolding in Wisconsin, where a special prosecutor is targeting conservative groups that participated in the battle over Governor Scott Walker's union reforms.
Like so many other Wisconsin residents, Dodge Co. Sheriff Dale Schmidt was curious when he checked his voicemail on Thursday to find a message from the "Internal Revenue Service" where he was told "the IRS is filing a lawsuit against you."