Edge of Chaos is a political podcast starring Joe Ryan and Neurotoxin. Its aim is to have a free-flowing discussion of news and current events that also examines the empirical outcomes of public policy, avoiding biases based on ideology and policy intentions. Listener discretion is both advised and encouraged.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Obama Scandals: Being In the Dark Is NOT An Excuse.

I believe that Obama was out of the loop as opposed to directly ordering the various oversights and abuses plaguing his administration. What I DON'T understand is why any American thinks that absolves him of responsibility. In any sort of management - business, non-profit, government, etc. - if an executive shows a pattern of finding out about the incompetence and corruption of his underlings through the news; it's time to fire that executive. Obama appointed a parade of crooks and losers to head his bureaucracies, and he is demonstrating neither the capacity nor desire to have any control or oversight of their activities. This is SCARIER than any conspiracy theory - the guy with the authority to order an evacuation is the last one to know the building is on fire, and whoever didn't tell him will probably keep his job.


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