INSIDE THE BELTWAY: Hail to the chief: let's hope Clinton's veto takes anti-leak legislation off the table once and for all

Until you've worked in the government for a while, you really can't understand the absurd extent to which documents have become classified as 'secret,' 'top secret' or just plain 'confidential.' The issuance of parking passes, for example, can be classified, as well as the routine overseas assignment of clerks and, on occasion, that rare document that might actually damage the country if made public.

by FRANK MANKIEWICZ

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