Saturday, August 14, 2010

Most Transparent Administration? Not!

This is one reason he isn't that popular anymore and fits right in with the previous post. This is from The Washington Examiner.

Obama closes curtain on transparency
by Timothy P. Carney

President Obama has abolished the position in his White House dedicated to transparency and shunted those duties into the portfolio of a partisan ex-lobbyist who is openly antagonistic to the notion of disclosure by government and politicians.

Obama transferred "ethics czar" Norm Eisen to the Czech Republic to serve as U.S. ambassador. Some of Eisen's duties will be handed to Domestic Policy Council member Steven Croley, but most of them, it appears, will shift over to the already-full docket of White House Counsel Bob Bauer.
Read more at the Washington Examiner.

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