White House Classification Policy: “Kind of Sleazy”

02.11.06 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

The Bush Administration’s practice of selectively declassifying information that advances its policy agenda while withholding other information that controverts that agenda is “kind of sleazy,” an analyst quoted in the Wall Street Journal today said.

Okay, it was me. But still.

See “Cheney Role Risks Political Fallout” by Anne Marie Squeo and John D. McKinnon, Wall Street Journal, February 11, 2006.