American Elephants

From Out of the Memory Hole: A Reminder. by The Elephant's Child

Barack Obama, 2009. That was before he discovered just how inconvenient “transparency” could be, and dumped it under the proverbial bus. It seemed like a good idea, but that meant those disagreeable Republicans could find out what he was doing, and that is and was — inconvenient. No longer transparent but more like a stonewall, with carefully placed occasional small windows to view chosen elements that portray the work of the administration in a favorable light. Barack Obama morphs into Barack O’Blameless.

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