Viewpoints: Letters / Opinions
By Ken Leland
October 27, 2011
Once again, Mr. Johnson, you have hit the nail on the head. That is a beautiful description of our Federal, State, Borough and City Government. I may not have that much knowledge of the State or City Government, but I was impacted by the Borough and I spent 6 1/2 years in Washington, D.C. observing the Federal animal in action.
In the 70's there was a widespread description of the "Peter Principle" as in any Bureaucracy you can advance in the hierarchy until you reach your level of incompetency,or more commonly "Cream Rises Until It Sours".
I believe that your description neatly updates the Peter Principle. Well Done!
About: "35 year resident"
Received October 25, 2011
- Published October 27, 2011
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