(Denver Post) -- Republicans in Congress are so hungry for scalps, they just can't leave well enough alone. The scandal engulfing the Internal Revenue Service is a story that's playing to their benefit. Yesterday, after having the weekend to think about it, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida puffed himself up and called on the president to "demand the IRS commissioner's resignation, effectively immediately."
Only one problem: The position of IRS commissioner is currently vacant. (Rubio's spokesman later clarified he was referring to the acting commissioner.)
Chalk up his confusion to Obama Derangement Syndrome, which afflicts Republicans as acutely as Bush Derangement Syndrome once did Democrats. When you are in a hole, the saying goes, stop digging. The corollary is that when you're on top, don't pile on.
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