Uh, What?

I hate this fucking administration:

The White House and the Secret Service quietly signed an agreement last spring in the midst of the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal declaring that records identifying visitors to the White House are not open to the public.

…The five-page document dated May 17 declares that all entry and exit data on White House visitors belongs to the White House as presidential records rather than to the Secret Service as agency records. Therefore, the agreement states, the material is not subject to public disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.

…The White House and the Secret Service declined to comment.
Jackholes didn't even disclose the existence of the memorandum until last fall, and—big surprise—they're "using it to deal with a legal problem on a separate front, a ruling by a federal judge ordering the production of Secret Service logs identifying visitors to the office of Vice President Dick Cheney." Imagine that.

Shark-Fu, who gets the hat tip, explains what the BFD is:

Now, some may ask why this bothers me. That’s a good question with easy answers.

If you don’t want a record kept of a meeting…meet somewhere that doesn’t keep a records of who the fuck meets there.

If you already met with someone…and did so because your dumb ass thought no one would ever find out about whatever illegal and/or inappropriate shit you were up to…and now you are thinking that you can prevent or cover up some sort of something or other…fuck you, you sneaky ass motherfucker.


Anne Weismann, chief counsel to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and a 19-year veteran of the Justice Department, says, "It appears the White House is actually manufacturing evidence to further its own agenda." Swell.

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