Big government more than ever resembles a clumsy giant, unable to act effectively in carrying out its most basic and important functions. Democrats may blame sequester spending “cuts” (actually declining rates of increase), but when money is flagrantly wasted, that argument is readily debunked.
Yesterday saw testimony that Homeland Security has bungled Ebola preparations. Sean Lengell reports in the Examiner:
“DHS purchased much of the equipment and drugs without thinking through how these supplies would need to be replaced,” Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth said during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing.