Editorial: Dave Anderson should work 'full time'
Tuesday, May 11, 2004

"Just four months after being confirmed, assistant secretary David Anderson decided that he won't involve himself with some key policy issues - like Indian gambling - to avoid the appearance of conflict with past business interests.

That's good. We're old-fashioned enough to believe that public servants should serve the public, not former business pals.

But, the real question here is: Why in the name of good government was Anderson appointed in the first place?"

Get the Story:
Editorial: Part-time help for full-time job (The Denver Post 5/11)

Relevant Documents:
Anderson - Norton Recusal Memos (April 2004)

Confirmation Hearing:
Senate Indian Affairs Committee (October 22, 2003)

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