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Thursday, August 23, 2007

"Darth Vader" To Chair Sunshine Committee--Editorials II

Two more editorials today:

  • The Port Townsend Leader (scroll down to "Let the sun shine"): "The bad news is that apparently at the insistence of Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, Gregoire has named none other than Tom Carr as chairman of this committee. This is a grave mistake. It impugns from the outset the work of what otherwise could be an outstanding enterprise. ... He's simply a poor choice as chairman. Public access advocates refer to him as Darth Vader. Perhaps he should remain on the committee to represent the non-disclosure side of the disclosure discussion, but there are many other fair-minded candidates to serve as chairman."