When Vice Prevails

Call me old fashioned, but I consider it a vice to lie to the American Public. I consider it a vice to hire a communications director /spokes person / press secretary to shade and spin and deflect and delay information that should properly flow to the American citizenry.  I believe to not allow factual information to flow, with the exception of that with a legitimate national security element, is a breach of our form of government. It is also a breach of the oath of office for those federally elected. This includes the stonewalling of House Committees charged with the seemingly simple task of discovering who approved of Fast and Furious. Heavily redacted documents are not an appropriate response to responsible inquisitions from duly elected officials.  "When vice prevails, and the impious bear sway, the post of honor is a lonely station." Cato, Joseph Addison, essayist and poet (1672-1719) I think we are here, at his point.  Vice does prevail. The impious...(Read Full Post)