Perhaps we should hire children to be govt officials. They'd work cheaper, wouldn't perform any worse in many cases, and there's always the chance that they won't be as immature and utterly selfish as some of the bastards we have now.
Victor Davis Hanson notes that 3 of the biggest critics of the conduct of the Iraq war (John Murtha, Richard Clarke and Wesley Clark) have another thing in common - they didn't get enough strokes from the Bush Administration. So the creeps did what creeps do.
LBJ used to say that he didn't trust a man unless he "had his pecker in my pocket". Let these men be rendered trustworthy at the earliest opportunity.