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New Yorkers On IRS Scandal: “There is No Scandal”

We’ve all seen coverage in the news of the IRS scandal, but how many people know that the IRS will play a major role in ObamaCare, as the agency chosen to enforce the many taxes, regulations and mandates contained in the law?

Ami Horowitz went to Manhattan’s famously liberal Upper West Side to find out exactly how much the locals know about the IRS and ObamaCare. The results are in, and frankly we don’t know whether to laugh or cry.

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  • Jack Johnson

    If ignorance is bliss, these should be the happiest people on earth.

  • Jeff Dyer

    Uninformed people like this are the reason our country is in the shape that it’s in today. Oh wait,,,,, I said “uninformed”. Pardon me. There are more DUMB people in this video than there are “uninformed”. We should offer these folks a one-way cruise to a deserted island somewhere.

    • El Poder de Cristo Te Obliga!

      How about a one-way trip to a deserted asteroid or planet?

  • robocop33

    Hard to believe that these people are so ignorant, especially when this affects all of them!

  • Gary

    This displays the dual results of modern public public education with it’s lack of promotion of constitutionally based values and the decay of the media “news organizations” from sources of information to titillation zones (the daily death, destruction and bikini journal with nary a hard news story to be seen.) Until this is reversed, the situation can only get worse.

  • Badkarma060

    The only guy who knew what was going on didn’t live there. These drone’s are the reason the country is in the shape it’s in. Useful idiots. How much do you want to bet, there were some educator’s in that group.

  • Anthony Alexander

    What would you expect in NYC, conservative republicans with good common sense, or liberals suffering from their Neurosis of liberalism which has denial, ignorance and arrogance intertwined within their little sparrow brains ?

    • Me_in_Canada_eh

      I hear navel-gazing is an extremely popular hobby there.

  • mcleod51

    Brilliant. I love these interviews with low-to-no-information voters. My pals in Prosperity, SC (Pop. 1200) are vastly more aware of what’s going on.

    • David_R59

      Up here in Canada, in the little village I live in (pop. 592), people are more aware of what’s going on. Seriously!

  • Old1946vet

    Talk about IGNORANCE, These people elected Bloomberg, Chuckie Shuemmer, Hillary Clinton, yet they don’t know what IRS means. The “Big Apple” is getting more wormy! The sad part is how the state of New York has to suffer the ignorance of the people in the city. Look into how much tax money goes INTO the city, yet the rest of the state sits on the back burner.

  • Marta

    You see….that is EXACTLY why I’m moving out of this sick city after 35 years of trying to make it work. OMG! I had no idea there were so many dumb people here. Scary. Truly Scary

  • El Poder de Cristo Te Obliga!

    Well, at least one person questioned was not part of the sheeple brigade!
    Can’t you just see all those who are clueless about current events will be the first ones crying they didn’t know what 0zer0n0care was all about until they see their first pay stub in January 2014?

  • Me_in_Canada_eh

    Oxygen thieves!!!! I was truly amazed that, out of the approx 20 people he spoke with, only one knew what was going on with the scandal. That means 95% DON’T KNOW OR EVEN CARE.

    • Bteri

      Do you think Upper Westsiders watch news programs that are honestly covering the scandals? seriously? Can you say MSNBC?

      • David_R59

        Mind you, up here in Canada we have people getting their news from the CBC (Communist Broadcasting Corporation). Can we expect anything better?

    • rulken

      The “one” your referring to doesn’t live there! So EVERY one he interviewed that lived there is a total idiot!

  • Bteri

    I am disgusted with my former neighbors and thank g-d that I never heard any of this when I lived down there because there would have been fireworks as I would have reminded every one of them that if it happened to conservatives with a Democrat in the White House (and they think its OK) that it could happen to them with a corrupt Republican in the White House MORONS

  • rowleya

    NO wonder Doomberg is the Mayor of NYC.

  • jaxb

    I see no dif in these people’s attitudes and the attitudes of the Nazis during the thirties. Scary stuff.

    • rulken

      Figure this,, The largest population of Jews live there!

  • Truth goes 100 MPH

    “The capitalists will sell us the rope we use to hang them” The amazing thing is these people are fairly affluent. Wonder what they would say if the I R S crawled up their butt?

  • Kenneth Bowman

    Given enough rope communists will hang themselves every time. They always tell you who they fear by the level of denigration they hurl at them. Fascists like Obama abuse whatever power they have being too damned arrogant to cover their tracks. Hence the IRS, EPA and other scandals going on presently!

  • Skip

    These are the ignorant asses that vote!

    • 2War Abn Vet

      Sometimes, several times.

  • rulken

    And people thought that the liberals lived in San Francisco!
    What a bunch of dummies the NYC has!

  • PassTheWord

    And we wonder why the country is in the state it is. They admitted to targeting conservative groups. GOD SAVE THE US…

  • Cheryl

    Maybe this is wrong, but I choose my vacations according to what that certain part of the country is. If its blue – as Chicago or NYC or anywhere in CA, I don’t take my money there (it’s called boycotting).

  • 1baronrichsnot1

    It’s not a scandal, it is a crime!! These gov’t suckers should have said, “let go my ears”.

  • jenjen

    WOW!! At least he found ONE person that knew what he was talking about. How can ANYONE over the age of sixteen NOT know what I.R.S. stands for? I am in utter shock and amazement! No wonder America is in the condition it is. I haven’t decided if this shocks me more than the people who said “I don’t think there is anything wrong with the IRS targeting Conservatives” and “I think the IRS should target Conservatives” and “I don’t think there is a scandal.” Are these people in a coma?

  • TAM44

    I have never seen so many ignorant people in all my life and they sure showed the world just how the liberals thinks, wait they don’t think at all as they are living in New York in their own world of madness.

  • David_R59

    I read a few years ago I read that there’s a huge fault going under NYC equivalent to the San Andreas Fault and that there will eventually be a sizable move that will destroy NYC just like it will destroy the Los Angeles/San Francisco area.
    God will not be mocked!

  • Kenneth Bowman

    The result of communist agents pretending to be “educators” and “reporters” brain washing otherwise intelligent individuals into becoming good little Adolph’s!

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