President Obama likes to say that his is "the most transparent administration" ever. But members of the environmental community and biofuel industry -- some of his most ardent supporters in the past -- might beg to differ.
Both the AAN and Chamber have spent millions on ads calling for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. While Aetna stands to gain financially from the law, it and other insurers have been critical of the potentially profit-threatening consumer protections and regulations in it.
At first blush, WikiLeaks seems like a win for transparency and accountability in government. But WikiLeaks' document dump illustrates the perils of going outside the system, and is likely to result in less transparency in the long run.