Thursday, January 07, 2010

Transparency Takes A (Necessary) Hit

What's a president to do? Candidate Barack Obama campaigned on a promise that health-care reform would be negotiated in public, but now that the legislation is down to the wire Democrats will be reconciling the House and Senate bills in secret.

That may on its face seem to be an outrage, let alone a promise broken, but why should the Dems give obstructionist Republicans yet another opportunity of spouting lies and half truths? They shouldn't.

More here.

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