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Former NAACP Chair: Targeting Tea Party ‘Perfectly Legitimate’ Because They’re ‘Taliban Wing of American Politics’



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Former chairman of the NAACP Julian Bond said it was “perfectly legitimate” for the Internal Revenue Service to target tea-party groups because they are “the Taliban wing of American politics.”

“I don’t think there’s a double standard at all,” Bond said after criticizing the Bush administration for auditing the NAACP.

“We all ought to be a little worried about them,” Bond explained. “The truth may hurt, but it’s the truth.” 



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