Based on this article in Politico.com, the Hillary document logjam will be broken. Personally, I’m nore than a bit skeptical because of this sentence:

But Bill Clinton’s lawyer will have the final say on whether 10,000 pages of Hillary Clinton’s private White House “daily schedules” will be immediately released to the groups who requested her calendar under the Freedom of Information Act.

Until it clears that hurdle, I’ll remain skeptical. Having a lawyer review the documnets isn’t bad by itself. It’s just that the lawyer can say that he isn’t releasing the documents & Hillary can claim that she tried getting the documents released.

If that’s what happens, conservatives & independents will be skeptical & upset. If the woman who would be president can’t get a lowly personal attorney to release documents, then she’ll be the object of well-deserved ridicule. Hillary’s rivals are jumping on her secrecy, too:

Clinton rival Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) criticized her at the Oct. 30 debate for not releasing more White House documents.

“We have just gone through one of the most secretive administrations in our history. And not releasing, I think, these records, at the same time, Hillary, that you’re making the claim that this is the basis for your experience, I think, is a problem,” he said.

The old axiom that sunshine is the best disinfectant doesn’t seem to matter with the Clintons. They don’t seem to care must about disinfecting their ethically-challenged lives. In a change election, relying on the same old, same old isn’t likely to work. In fact, I suspect that it’ll become a hindrance to her.

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