I had to say something about all the US political news, didn't I?
The media sux.
People are stupid.
Bureaucrats are people and they can be petty, or nice, or trustworthy, or slimy.
Irony lives! Say "don't listen to people saying beware of tyranny" on Saturday, have your IRS apologize for acting tyrannical on Friday.
It just keeps geting better, doesn't it? This, my friends, is why guys like me believe in limited government.