‘My sides!’ Sam Stein’s ‘adorable’ question about IRS vindication triggers BS detectors

Recently the IRS claimed to have “lost” the emails of Lois Lerner and others due to an alleged crashed hard drive. As Twitchy reported earlier, the EPA now also claims to have lost emails due to a crashed hard drive. What. A. Coincidence.

Many in the media can always be counted on to provide a glimpse at an early spin possibility, as Sam Stein of the Huffington Post demonstrated with this question:

One government agency under investigation “losing” email could vindicate another government agency under investigation because it shows the problem can happen to anybody? Comedy gold!

Let’s take a deep breath to recover, and think about that again:

Nope, it still doesn’t make any more sense the second time.

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Stein was issued an investigative challenge:

We’ll hold.

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