I guess people before you have asked our diplomats to spy on the diplomats of our allies, but if so they did it a little more discretely.
You should have learned by now: If you are going to discuss doing something illegal or something which has the potential to be extremely embarrassing, do it in person, with no one else in the room. You should know better than to leave such a great paperwork trail.
Emails are never actually erased. You may click that button which says erase, and your copy may go away, but you can be sure that there are backups upon the backs of backups of your original incriminating email.
You won't be fired over this, but only because President Obama is such a weak and inexperienced leader. You should have the dignity to resign over it.
El Paso, Texas
Monday, November 29, 2010