One Wondrous Sentence: Government transparency

December 12, 2012

This one wondrous sentence shows how Barack Obama’s administration is not living up to the president’s promise to lead the most transparent government in history.

Those making Freedom of Information Act requests in 2011 were less likely than in 2010 to get material from 10 of 15 Cabinet agencies, which were more likely to exploit the law’s exemptions.

Source: Dana Milbank, “The open-and-shut administration,” The Washington Post, Dec. 3, 2012.

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