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Explain this to me like I'm a second-grader

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dick Whitman, Jan 29, 2016.

  1. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

  2. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    In other words, explain this to him like we usually do.
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  3. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    That there is an election going on and news organizations are frustrated this boring story that nobody cares about hasn't turned up anything of significance despite all the months of effort.

    After the Benghazi! investigations failed, this was the story they thought would bring HRC down.

    I suspect they'll need to go all in on the Lena Dunham thing pretty soon.
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2016
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  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Check my response to the AP story in the Email thread.
  5. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    That's the big one.
  6. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    So far, the main explanation that I've seen is that she's supposed to be a mind-reader and know that a document is supposed to be classified before it was even sent to her. Even if the document was, as her spokesman noted, a news article.

    Barring that, I've heard a bunch of emotional explanations about trustworthiness and so-called treason and a bunch of other bullshit that has little to do with Americans that are more concerned about their jobs and healthcare.

    That about sum it up?
  7. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Classified information would be like which boy Linda has a crush on, when everyone already knows it's Billy.

    Top Secret would be whether Billy likes Linda.

    For Poin Eyrs Only would be which teacher Billy is shagging.
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  8. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Yes, she would have had to be a mind-reader to know that, as Secretary of State, there was a good chance people might want to send her classified information. So why in the world would you want to use a secure e-mail for work purposes when you have a perfectly good unsecured server in your basement?
  9. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Classified info can be written or verbal. They could just come to her office and talk with her.
  10. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    OK: They have been trying to nail the old hag for 25 years, since she was a relatively young hag, and never gotten anything to stick. They think this is their lucky year.

    That's the explanation for grades 2 to 92.
  11. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Of course they could. But, you know, the Secretary of State could be anywhere in the world, receiving information from anywhere in the world. I mean, the ambassador to, say, Egypt might have a tough time walking into her office to tell her something right away. You think he might consider, you know, an e-mail?
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  12. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

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