Change You Can Believe In

It should be pretty clear by now that Obama is not Jesus, and it’s only our own fault if that comes as a surprise. I’m okay with that, honestly, but it still stings a little to see exactly what lessons the government learned from the Bush years and how little a commitment to transparency means to the current administration.

Briefly: Under Obama there has been less governmental openness, as measured in Freedom of Information Act requests that have been improved. More specifically, the ‘deliberative process exemption’ that was supposed to be curtailed according to Obama’s own directives.

PROMISES, PROMISES: Records not so open with Obama.


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