Had to Happen
2:41 PM, Oct 29, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
This from the Department of Making Chicken Salad out of Chicken Feathers:
This is, of course, swell news. We could all stand to learn from our mistakes as well as those of others. And, as things now stand, the mistakes all seem to have been made by others.
Now, this is teachable moment as the government sees it and defines it. So, as Katherine McIntire Peters of Government Executive reports:
There, in sum, is what have we learned from this teachable moment.
When the government gets it wrong – and even spectacularly wrong – it offers no explanations and takes no questions.
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