Probably should've put it on C-SPAN? I understand that it's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission, but should that really be a live option when dealing with national health, and legislation that will re-structure a fifth of the U.S. economy?
Even more outrageous is the timing of this confession. Obama has stayed mum on the issue until yesterday, even after C-SPAN Chief Executive Brian Lamb penned a letter to Obama, asking him to open up the negotiations forthwith. Obama's press secretary has avoided questions about the pledge as well. All of a sudden, when health care is looking less and less pass-able, it's fine to admit you were, in fact, acting as evasively as possible? Forget the President who pledged to be the most transparent in history. I'm just looking for some indication that he isn't the least transparent in U.S. history.