Contractors working for the State Department have illegally accessed the private and personal information of a presidential candidate, but that's OK because:
a) It's no big deal, really.
b) We sacked the people who did it.
c) We weren't going to USE the information, or anything.
d) There wasn't anything juicy in it.
e) Did we mention we sacked the people who did it?
f) We also illegally accessed the private and personal information of the other two presidential candidates.
g) We won't tell you who got into the files. That's private and personal information.
h) All of the above.
Yeah, these are the guys that are telling you they want to listen to your phone calls. But it's cool, you can trust them.
John Oliver re. Third Parties - I've been meaning to add this as an addendum to my earlier political post, but have decided it's too good to bury. Here's John Oliver giving the minor part...
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