Opposing FOIA Is Opposing Open Government

Jack Shafer at Slate.com, writing about Freedom of Information Act requests, including those recently filed by the Mackinac Center, calls those who object “enemies of open government.”

Shafer writes that FOIAs should be seen as “citizen subpoenas,” that can “help the people keep the government on the straight and narrow,” but only if “they’re broad enough to deny bureaucrats places to hide vital information.”

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