You may be tired of the Clinton e-mail scandal. That seems to be her plan, after all: deny, delay and play dumb until you’ve tired of it all.
As for playing dumb: Recall that when she was asked point blank — in about the only press availability she’s had in the last year — whether she wiped her server clean, she lamely joked, “What — like, with a cloth or something?”
Is she really that unsophisticated?
Turns out Hillary’s handlers went way higher-tech than cloth: A new report says the Clinton team used a sophisticated data-elimination program called BleachBit — described as “an electronic shredder that permanently scrambles data.”
Also remember what e-mails we’re supposedly talking about: The e-mails her team bent over backward to delete any trace of with BleachBit were only, according to her, about “planning Chelsea’s wedding or my mother’s funeral arrangements, condolence notes to friends as well as yoga routines, family vacations, the other things you typically find in inboxes.”
Right. You believe that?
Even if you do, that means she was more cautious with her yoga emails than with matters of national security, which the FBI confirmed showed up plenty on her hackable personal server.
But let’s not go down that rabbit hole with her. Does anyone really believe she and her team used a cutting-edge software program to erase all traces of e-mails about yoga classes?
“They didn’t just push the delete button,” U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., told Fox News. “They had them deleted where even God can’t read them.
“You don’t use BleachBit for yoga e-mails, or for bridesmaids e-mails. When you’re using BleachBit, it is something you really do not want the world to see.”
Which is precisely the point. If any of those e-mails concerned State Department business, those were public records, not hers. And going to such extreme measures to erase any trace of them leads a reasonable mind to suspect Mrs. Clinton has something to hide.
At the very least, it seems likely she and her minions purposely destroyed what may essentially be government documents.
Again, why? What are they hiding? Her yoga schedule?
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