September 12, 1997 02:29 PM | Permalink |
Two years ago, Republicans in Congress tried to let lobbyists for big polluters rewrite environmental laws behind closed doors. Not surprisingly, many people were appalled. But now Republican leaders are back with a similar notion for the Internal Revenue Service. They want to put corporate special interests in charge of the nation’s tax-collecting agency.
In other words, they want the foxes to run the henhouse.