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Is the White House's best defense stupidity?

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In this Oct. 7, 2012, photo provided by CBS News, David Axelrod, adviser to the Obama campaign, talks on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington Sunday. Axelrod spoke about President Barack Obama's intent during the presidential debate and again said he thought Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was dishonest in his answers. Credit: AP

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.”

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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!

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