Disproportionate outrage, once again. Yes, SSA / Treasury didn’t have legal standing, and yes, there were enormous abuses of administrative and due process, and yes, the extra-legality would have been obvious from the start to anyone managing this collection activity. But they did stop as soon as it was publicly exposed in the media.
Not a big deal, not a sign of an out of control, entitled government.
Yeah, I’m putting up a strawman…. But you read the lefty comments in the comment threads, and its absurd.