Skip to comments.Obama’s keeping secrets: So much for ‘transparency’ claims
Posted on 01/10/2010 4:16:56 AM PST by Scanian
On the campaign trail in 2008, Senator Barack Obama famously proclaimed that his health care negotiations would be "televised on C-SPAN." It was part of his pledge to make openness and transparency a priority of his administration.
In reality, the president has tossed aside his campaign rhetoric and dropped a veil of secrecy over issues that scream out for public participation and representative government.
The secretive and non-transparent procedures used to ram ObamaCare through the Senate are the most high profile examples of how this president treats his promise of transparency. In October, President Obama sent a team of his highest ranking health care officials to secret meetings with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
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Need to keep pounding Obama on this. The White Whore press core hit on it once, but let them get away without any answer.
(Unnatural) American Liar without Documentation.
Does anyone doubt Joe Wilson now?
I saw where a young journalist said, “Well we finally find out what Obama meant by transparency. Nude airport screenings, thanks brother!” I love these new internet journalists!
The Right should push the “transparency” issue the same way the Dems slammed GHW Bush for his “read my lips, no new taxes” promise.
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