Day: January 6, 2010

Open Government, Democrat-Style

The date: January 31, 2008. The place: Los Angeles. The event: a campaign debate between Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton. The subject: healthcare. Here’s what Obama said about “open government”: That’s what I will do in bringing all parties together, not negotiating behind closed doors, but bringing all parties together, and broadcasting those negotiations on C-SPAN so that the American people can see what the choices are. Well, C-SPAN remembered that promise and sent a letter to the congressional leadership,… Read more »