• Business as Unusual

    Business as Unusual

    When you elect people who think they can run a city or a country “like a business,”you get to see what happens when the normally-hidden stupidities, inefficiencies, and mistakes of the corporate world are applied to the public realm. When men who’ve lived their lives fuelled by luck and privilege and connections, who think their success is due to their own awesomeness, skill, and perspicacity, enter public service, they fall to pieces.  Used to speaking candidly to ‘inferiors’ who are too afraid to repeat their words in public, or peers who think it’s all very manly and shoot-from-the-hip, they blab every stupid thought that enters their silly heads. To reporters.…