Charles Krauthammer’s take on the unfolding IRS scandal and the Obama White House’s claims of innocence:

“There have been a lot of stupid conspiracies in American and world history. The idea of arguing that [the White House ordering the IRS targeting] is dumb because it would have been stupid is nonsensical. It shows you how afraid they are.”

WATCH:

In case you missed it, video of Obama advisor David Axelrod explaining that the Obama White House is just too smart for such a “dumb” scandal is after the jump!