The Latest in the Clinton E-mail Controversy

Behold: Hillary Clinton has a long history of frustrating efforts to promote government transparency. Read the whole thing, but here is a highlight: Remember the commodity trading, in which she somehow made $100,000 "from an initial investment of $1,000 in a matter of months for a return of almost 10,000 percent"? Clinton "threatened a campaign lawyer who …

Quote of the Day

At some point, a compendium of condemnations against the Obama administration’s record of media transparency (actually, opacity) must be assembled. Notable quotations in this vein come from former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson, who said, “It is the most secretive White House that I have ever been involved in covering”; New York Times reporter …

This Week in Government Transparency

If you were an Obama voter in either 2008 or 2012, and you tell me that you expected this kind of story to be written, I will strongly suspect that you might--just might--be fibbing:In unprecedented criticism of the White House, 38 journalism groups have assailed the president's team for censoring media coverage, limiting access to top officials …