MSNBC's Martin Bashir: 'IRS' GOP's Way of Saying N-Word

Martin Bashir's commentary on the IRS scandal on his MSNBC show Wednesday referenced Lee Atwater's infamous quote that politicians must come up with new phrases to achieve the same effect as using the N-word. Bashir insinuated that Republicans have set "IRS" as the latest iteration of that strategy.

"'The IRS': three letters that sound so innocent, but we know what you mean."

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