The Transparency Presidency - Behind Closed Doors

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After Wedding Drone Strike Obama Says: ‘Striking a woman is not something  
a real man does’
Anita Kumar September 9, 2014
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/09/09/239248/obama-hitting-a-woman-is-not-something.html


...like any American, (The President) believes that domestic violence is  
contemptible and unacceptable in a civilized society,” Earnest said in a  
statement to the media. “Hitting a woman is not something a real man does,  
and that’s true whether or not an act of violence happens in the public  
eye, or, far too often, behind closed doors.


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The Transparency Presidency Behind Closed Doors

Turning a Wedding Into a Funeral: U.S. Drone Strike in Yemen
http://www.democracynow.org/2014/2/21/turning_a_wedding_into_a_funeral
                                            
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Obama finally accepts his transparency award... behind closed doors
Ed O'Keefe 03/31/2011
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/post/obama-finally-accepts-his-transparency-award-behind-closed-doors/2011/03/31/AFRplO9B_blog.html


It’s as if the president were to thank environmentalists for an award by  
serving lunch with paper plates and plastic forks that weren’t recyclable:

After a two-week delay, President Obama this week received an award from  
transparency and good-government advocates in a closed-door Oval Office  
meeting that wasn’t on his public schedule