White House Claims The Dog Ate Its Emails

This post, written by GottaLaff, originally appeared on Cliff Schecter's Brave New Films

They don't know nothin' about no stinkin' e-mails:
A federal judge Monday ordered the White House to preserve copies of all its e-mails, a move that Bush administration lawyers had argued strongly against.
Who, us? We didn't do it. We know nooottthhhhinggg:
The White House has provided little public information about the matter, saying that some e-mails may not have been automatically archived on a computer server for the Executive Office of the President and that the e-mails may have been preserved on backup tapes.
The White House has said that its Office of Administration is looking into whether there are e-mails that were not automatically archived and that if there is a problem, the necessary steps will be taken to address it.
This goes back to the CIA leak case:

Special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald revealed early in 2006 that relevant e-mails could be missing because of an archiving problem at the White House.

We should just "trust" them to do the right thing:

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