Too Big to Succeed: A Fresh Commentary on the Democrat Scandal Machine

Karin McQuillan
S.E. Cupp over at the New York Daily News has taken a fresh look at the Democrat scrambling to avoid blame for their many messes.  Every time the Democrats, including Obama and the lapdog press, point out that the President/the Cabinet Secretary/the head of the IRA, VA, HHS, NSA can’t be held responsible for the failures of government programs, they are right.  The real blame is the big government programs themselves.   The liberal overreach has created an ungovernable bureaucracy that inevitably is screwing up everything it touches, hence the scandal explosion in almost every branch of government.
Democrats don’t realize that their efforts to deflect attention away from this inconvenient truth often ends up pointing directly at it….Yes, people at the top should be held responsible when things go wrong. But at the same time, it hardly matters who that is when he or she is sitting on top of a steaming pile of bureaucratic waste.
The oversight of millions of low-level bureaucrats with unnavigable chains-of-command and arcane protocols is the problem.
The outsourcing of sensitive government work to low-level contractors in Canada and elsewhere is the problem.
The sprawling and ever-expanding surveillance state that puts our most personal information in the hands of unaccountable bureaucrats is the problem.
And, yes, money is the problem, too, but not in the way Democrats insist. The VA itself reported more than $2 billion in waste and fraud, just in 2012. The inability to manage the money these bloated bureaucracies we already have is the problem.
Big-government bureaucracy is the problem, and Democrats unintentionally tell us that all the time. But don’t take my word for it.
“The point is, we are a big country,” says self-described democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders. “The VA sees six and a half million people a year. Are people going to be treated badly? Are some people going to die because of poor treatment in the VA? Yes, that is a tragedy and we have to get to the root of it.”
Well, I think he just did.
The federal government has become too big to succeed.

 
S.E. Cupp over at the New York Daily News has taken a fresh look at the Democrat scrambling to avoid blame for their many messes.  Every time the Democrats, including Obama and the lapdog press, point out that the President/the Cabinet Secretary/the head of the IRA, VA, HHS, NSA can’t be held responsible for the failures of government programs, they are right.  The real blame is the big government programs themselves.   The liberal overreach has created an ungovernable bureaucracy that inevitably is screwing up everything it touches, hence the scandal explosion in almost every branch of government.
Democrats don’t realize that their efforts to deflect attention away from this inconvenient truth often ends up pointing directly at it….Yes, people at the top should be held responsible when things go wrong. But at the same time, it hardly matters who that is when he or she is sitting on top of a steaming pile of bureaucratic waste.
The oversight of millions of low-level bureaucrats with unnavigable chains-of-command and arcane protocols is the problem.
The outsourcing of sensitive government work to low-level contractors in Canada and elsewhere is the problem.
The sprawling and ever-expanding surveillance state that puts our most personal information in the hands of unaccountable bureaucrats is the problem.
And, yes, money is the problem, too, but not in the way Democrats insist. The VA itself reported more than $2 billion in waste and fraud, just in 2012. The inability to manage the money these bloated bureaucracies we already have is the problem.
Big-government bureaucracy is the problem, and Democrats unintentionally tell us that all the time. But don’t take my word for it.
“The point is, we are a big country,” says self-described democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders. “The VA sees six and a half million people a year. Are people going to be treated badly? Are some people going to die because of poor treatment in the VA? Yes, that is a tragedy and we have to get to the root of it.”
Well, I think he just did.
The federal government has become too big to succeed.