October 26, 2008: Clinton WH vets doubt Obama openness vow (Politico)

  • “Transparency and efficiency are not conflicting principles,” Obama spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement. “In fact they often work hand in hand as a more transparent government is a more accountable government. From the beginning, this campaign has been about the American people, from the 3.2 million individuals who have contributed an average of $86 to the hundreds of thousands of volunteers who have spent hours working to send Barack Obama to the White House. When Barack Obama is president, the government will be about them and not about Washington insiders who have controlled government for far too long.”