Washington's Special Brand of Incompetence Laid Bare

Deroy Murdock, in an article in NRO titled "Washington Deserves a Declaration of Incompetence," outlines a few current examples of everyday government expertise. The Justice Department filled out the papers to Hong Kong requesting the extradition of America's most wanted man, Edward Snowden, with the wrong name; did not include his passport number; and waited for days to cancel his passport. The Government Accountability Office reported in June that after three years, the key activities of ObamaCare health insurance exchanges, due to be in place October, are, on average, only about 15% complete. Manhattan Institute compared existing health insurance with coverage planned for California.  ObamaCare has doubled individual-market premiums. In 2011, according to Murdock, the IRS mailed 23,994 tax refunds totaling $46,378,040.00 to "unauthorized aliens," all at the same address.  Another 2,507 refunds worth $10,395,874.00 went to one address in Oxnard, California and...(Read Full Post)