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The Irony of Transparency


The secret JournoList listserv of liberal-leaning journalists and academics includes the Huffington Post and Jeffrey Toobin of The New Yorker.

In that light, it’s ironic to watch this CNN clip in which Toobin and Arianna Huffington preach the virtues of . . .  transparency.

— John J. Pitney Jr. is the Roy P. Crocker professor of government at Claremont McKenna College. With James Ceaser and Andrew Busch, he is co-author of Epic Journey: The 2008 Elections and American Politics.


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