Tuesday, February 10, 2009

What is he hiding?

Carrie Brown at Politico writes:

Obama appears poised to break his campaign pledge to give the public five days to review a bill before he signs it.

Obama scheduled a bill signing for 4:35 p.m. Wednesday, even though the House has yet to vote on the legislation expanding a children’s health insurance program. The legislation is expected to win final approval only hours before the president will make it law.

The quick turnaround breaches Obama’s promise to offer “sunlight before signing,” a concept he detailed on the campaign trail and on his website.

This is not a partisan problem: Congressmen of both parties seem to know that most of their proposed laws, like the trillion dollar 'stimulus' boondoggle currently being negotiated, would never withstand public scrutiny.

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