Government is inherently incompetent, and no matter what task it is assigned, it will do it in the most expensive and inefficient way possible.
We should have been there shoulder to shoulder with our allies. Our concern is the instability of our government as an ally. We are playing again with national and global security matters.
If you join government, calmly make your contribution and move on. Don’t go along to get along do your best and when you have to – and you will – leave, and be something else.
Washington is a place where politicians don’t know which way is up and taxes don’t know which way is down.