Skip to comments.EDITORIAL: Obama secrecy
Posted on 12/14/2009 8:06:18 AM PST by R4Roger05
You can't have a closed-door meeting about the need for fewer closed-door meetings and expect anyone to take you seriously. That's like writing a memo to order fewer memos. Such folly is business as usual in the Obama White House.
President Obama promised a historic level of transparency from his administration but hasn't delivered. On Dec. 7, the president had a "workshop" on government openness that was closed to the public.
Perhaps Mr. Obama didn't want the public to hear about some of his less-than-glamorous transparency report cards. This comes on the heels of a purported transparency Web site - recovery.gov - delivering fake information to the public about fantasy jobs in imaginary congressional districts.
The political landscape is littered with broken promises for ever-greater transparency. Mr. Obama promised that all health care negotiations would be open to the public. Yet the day before the secret meeting to condemn secrecy, the president held a Democrats-only closed-door strategy meeting to push a new version of his partisan health care plan.
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Whodda thunk it?
His approval ratings keep falling, let us pray it continues and conservatives win in 2010, not necessarily Republicans. Maybe this is our early Christmas present!
You forgot clean, he’s also clean.
Obama Campaign Promise: Open Healthcare Negotiations
Now really, what in the world would THE KENYAN have to keep a secret about? /sarcasm
“””Mr. Obama has the lowest-ever recorded approval rating for a president at this point in his term. Perhaps he might win broader public support if he didn’t promiscuously abandon his campaign promises.”””
Regarding his promise of “transparency” - He cannot be transparent when these meetings are not focused on the “peoples business” but are instead focused on how we can we fool the sheeple and pass our wildly unpopular agenda. They also discuss who they can bribe for votes in safe districts and who they must allow to vote “nay” for the 2010 election. Let’s not forget the representation their special interests get at these meetings either. On top of all that, they probably don’t want people to hear Zero without a teleprompter.
Whodda thunk it?
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