The Very Transparent Obama Administration

It is anything but: THE Internet has been abuzz over the spectacle of President Obama and the prime ministers of Britain and Denmark snapping a photo of themselves — a “selfie,” to use the mot du jour — with a smartphone at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa on Tuesday. Leaving aside whether it …

Revolutionary Thought of the Day

If a presidential event is good enough to be covered by official White House photographers, it should be good enough to be covered by the press corps. Assuming, of course, that all of this talk about being "the most transparent administration in history" is meant to be taken seriously.