President Obama’s Discussion of Your Privacy Is Private

by Jim Geraghty

President Obama’s meeting with technology leaders about invasions of privacy of U.S. citizens is private:

We can’t leave the door open or have the press in the room, because it just wouldn’t be right if somebody could listen in on their conversations!

You may recall that three years ago, President Obama accepted a “transparency” award from the open-government community in a closed, undisclosed meeting at the White House.