Vice President’s house now appears unobscured on Google Maps.

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"Vice President’s house now appears unobscured on Google Maps."

In 2005, Maureen Dowd noted that “if you use Google Earth’s database to see [former Vice President Cheney’s] official residence, the view is scrambled and obscured. You can view satellite photos of the White House, the Pentagon and the Capitol — but not of the Lord of the Underworld’s lair.” But Gawker reports today that as of last week (when Cheney left office), the overhead view is now clear:

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Biden is also moving toward greater transparency in other areas, including disclosing his daily schedule. By contrast, Cheney “drew the line at the obligatory notices for public events.”

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