How do you keep your meetings with lobbyists out of the White House visitor log? 

Go to Starbucks.

[B]ecause the discussions are not taking place at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, they are not subject to disclosure on the visitors’ log that the White House releases as part of its pledge to be the “most transparent presidential administration in history.”

We keep hearing so much about this administration’s “unprecedented” levels of transparency. We should start calling him Precedent Obama.

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J.P. Freire is the associate editor of commentary. Previously he was the managing editor of the American Spectator. Freire was named journalist of the year for 2009 by the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). You can follow him on Twitter here. Besides the Spectator, Freire's work has appeared in... more
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