The White House said Wednesday it had mishandled Republican Party-sponsored e-mail accounts used by nearly two dozen presidential aides, resulting in the loss of an undetermined number of e-mails concerning official White House business.
Aw, shucks. Sorry, Congress. Guess that US Attorney investigation isn't going to go so far now. Who knew something like this could have happened?
One of the great lessons of Iran-Contra and Oliver North: Destruction of evidence is almost always less of a problem than turning the evidence over to the investigators.