If you want to get anything done avoid committees, meetings, and memos.
As a result of such inefficient idiocies, the USA has been stuck in the community of semi decent nations (AKA the civilized world) for months.
“The administration has been engaged in a deliberative and thoughtful interagency process,” Mr. Johndroe said. “This process required additional time as new officials, including the defense secretary, director of national intelligence and White House counsel were brought into the deliberations.”Not as stirring as "we hold these truths to be self-evident" but it might just do for the next 22 months.
Warning Goodwin's law violation below. Skip next paragraph if your doctor has advised you to avoid Goodwin's law violation.
Reminds me of a story Gosta Esping Anderson once told about how the Bureaucrats in the German Social Welfare agency slow walked the Nazi's effort to politicize the German welfare state (claiming they didn't have the information technology resourses or something) until VE day.
End of Goodwin's law violation related bloggin activities.
Is this another glorious victory for bureaucracy in the service of humanity ?
No bright lines, ignore red flags, count on red tape.
It's the only thing which is holding us above the abyss.
update: should have written
we are dangling over the abyss clinging to red tape