I’ve pointed out before the lack of transparency in the Obama administration’s Labor Department. But this new Associated Press story about so-called Obama transparency takes the cake with a new level of irony:
It’s hardly the image of transparency the Obama administration wants to project: A workshop on government openness is closed to the public.
Political cartoonists are probably already putting pen to paper now to mock this amazing self-parody. Imagine the scene:
Citizen: Hi, I’ve come for the meeting on open government. Is this the right place?
Security guard: Where’s your invitation?
Citizen: I, uh… W-what? This is about open government, right?
Security guard: Right. Which is why President Obama says it’s too important to let in just anyone….