The likelihood of an email to leak is equal to the sum of the level of public interest in its content multiplied by the number of people you send it to.
L (leak) = ∑ pi (public interest) x (To + cc)
The likelihod of a political operative to self immolate is equal to the number of years in power multiplied by their arrogance level multiplied by the number of enemies made
R (resignation) = Y (years in power) x A (arrogance) x E (enemies)
OK I was a literature grad but it’s the best I can do. Love to hear suggestions.
Or finally, how about, ‘there is a direct and inverse relationship between control and credibility’ . The people who new how to run political communications in the last age can become a liability in this one. That said, this seems to be a moral failing not a mere technical one.