October 24, 2010

Private Docs Must be Released

A Judge in Alaska has just ruled that private documents pertaining to Joe Miller (Republican running for Senator of Alaska) must be released to the public because

"...although Mr. Miller has a legitimate expectation of privacy in those documents, Mr. Miller's right to privacy is indeed outweighed by the public's significant interest in the background of a public figure who is running for the U.S. Senate," the judge said. He noted that U.S. senator is among the highest elected offices in the nation."

Well, well, well... is this a new precedent which will finally allow us to see President Obama's college records?  And how will this affect people running for office in the future? 

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