Experiment In Democratic Transparency: Obama Emails Published

In a unique experiment in democratic transparency, Barack Obama – a BlackBerry owner, and the first American president to use email while in office – has agreed to copy G2 in on his otherwise highly confidential electronic communications. Each week, The Guardian presents a selection from recent day...

To: Gale Rossides, Administrator, Transportation Security Administration
Subject: Re: Security screening measures

Gale, thanks for sending me the results of your interdepartmental brainstorming session on new ideas for airport security in the post-underpants era. I'm afraid "stop people wearing underpants" just isn't gonna fly, and "stop people carrying explosives in their underpants" is something we should be doing already, if you think about it. And as for "make everyone turn on their laptops in case they contain files explaining how to hide a bomb in your underpants" . . . I do understand that you're trying, but you're going to have to try harder.

Disappointedly,
Barack

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