…and I don’t mean karma.
I was reminded of a wonderful coinage I was witness to on RASFF:
“The Napoleon-Clarke Law: Any sufficiently advanced incompetence is indistinguishable from malice”
Trying to find the exact phrasing, discovered it cited on someone’s blog.
This in turn led me to another USENET post, one I missed, pointing out that the original phrase was older.
The point of this? Not much, other than being continually reminded of it by the Bush administration… which clearly manages a sufficiently advanced level of incompetence.