The IRS told Congress yesterday that it has lost two years worth of Lois Lerner's emails because of a computer crash.
Some cynics might regard that as a rather, um, convenient excuse.
Personally, I'm willing to give them the benefit of the doubt.
Unfortunately, my own computer crashed in March, so all of my stock trading records have been lost, and I won't be able to pay my taxes this year.
I just hope the IRS is willing to extend me the same trust I've shown them.