Contrary to what Internal Revenue Service officials first said, the practice of singling out conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status for extra scrutiny wasn't limited to the Cincinnati IRS office. Officials at IRS headquarters in Washington, as well as field offices in El Monte and Laguna Niguel, Calif., participated in the effort, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post.
There is a debate brewing in media outlets over Jay Gatsby's finances and whether he would have remained solvent throwing such lavish parties at today's prices. One article says yes, Gatsby would have bankrupted himself. Another argues that relative price shifts must be factored in and that he would have been fine with 1920s pricing.