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  •  Yeah, that is what the career level pros are (3+ / 0-)
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    supposed to do. It is one reason I get so irritated with the practice of appointing "plumbs" to political supporters. Some few have done well. Some have been scandalous jokes. In any case they have to depend on the pros and the guy we lost was a pro.

    In my opinion the continued practice of plumb appointments in this field is an unfortunate carry over from when generals were often also rewarded dilettantes and amateurs with frequent very unfortunate results.

    The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and those are ignorance, superstition, and incompetence. [Elbert Hubbard]

    by pelagicray on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 07:34:13 AM PST

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