In recent Picket Line entries I’ve taken note of the annual April IRS ritual of puffing up its chest and talking tough about audits and enforcement — usually accompanied by a handful of well-timed indictments. , the New York Times has crunched the numbers for us, and… yeah: turns out it’s all bluster. Audits slipped again in , continuing a trend that’s been going on for .

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