"What about the rest of the scandals? Well, there aren’t any, and there never were. Benghazi is a case of a bunch of confused agencies caught up in a fast-moving story trying to coordinate talking points. The ever-shifting third leg of the Obama scandal trifecta—Obama’s prosecution of leaks, or use of the National Security Agency—is not a scandal at all. It’s a policy controversy. One can argue that Obama’s policy stance is wrong, or dangerous, or a threat to democracy. But when the president is carrying out duly passed laws and acting at every stage with judicial approval, then the issue is the laws themselves, not misconduct."
Jonathan Chait at New York looks back at the "Obama Scandals."
And Alec MacGillis at The New Republic considers what happened with the IRS.