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Saturday, August 25, 2007

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

Another one:

  • The Olympian: "Gov. Chris Gregoire blew it with her appointment of Seattle City Attorney Tom Carr as chairman of a new committee to examine the more than 300 exemptions to the state’s public records act. Carr is a supporter of secrecy in government, not a fan of openness. Greg Overstreet, the former open government ombudsman for Attorney General Rob McKenna, was right when he said that the governor couldn’t have picked 'a more polarizing figure.'"