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Fired Up Missouri hits the nail on the head in a post today about the sudden wingnut fascination with openness:

How about a measure that would keep the Governor from closing meetings during which he interviews candidates for, say, Director of the Department of Agriculture?  Or maybe a review panel made up of public citizens who are present whenever the Governor assigns the Highway Patrol to take any action, just to be sure that our law enforcement officers aren’t being used for partisan politics?  You’ll be as shocked (I’m sure) as I am to learn that no Republicans –even the most vehement advocates for “openness” in judicial selection– have proposed any such measures.

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