A flawed, inconsistent police response to sexual assault in Maryland

John Adams

Candidates' lack of transparency part of a trend that's bad for democracy

Candidates' lack of transparency part of a trend that's bad for democracy

A 70-year-old reality TV star running for president shared a sketchy two-page health summary with a doctor-host on a syndicated daytime show and had the gall to boast of his transparency compared to that of his opponent.

His 68-year-old opponent, meanwhile, kept a diagnosis of pneumonia secret until a citizen videographer captured her stumbling into a van and the video went viral. She then defended her lack of disclosure by saying she didn't think the fact that she had pneumonia was a big deal. Reacting to the avalanche of coverage about her health that followed, she subsequently released an equally sketchy two-page letter from her physician saying she is "fit to serve" as...

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