- Apr 29, 2012
- AFL Club
- West Coast
I just broke my damn mouse smashing like here. When you enter these situations with a predefined ideological mindset - in any direction - you're f’ed from day dot. Let the facts determine the outcome, not your bloody high horse.She did the right thing, for sure - but you cannot help but feel that she wouldn't even be in this situation if the gold standard state got their sh*t together and wasn't sucked in by their own hubris.
I'm about half way through The Premonition by Michael Lewis and this is a common theme in the useless US response. Experts and leaders refused to unlearn things that made them feel good about being experts and leaders, and never challenged their own thinking as a result.
The whole country now has to hold its breath because Gladys wanted to make a point. She certainly has made a point, to be fair. Useless.