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August 10, 2011

No administrator for administration left behind!

"Associate Administrator for Administration" at the Department of Transportation,
which pays $119,554 to $179,700. It seems that this person will do administrative work to maintain the layer of bureaucracy that "coordinates" the DOTs research programs. The new hire will also give "advice and assistance in directing, coordinating, controlling" etc. this little fiefdom. You don't have to be Peter Drucker to realize that this position does not have to exist. -- Obama: "Not much further we can cut" The Daily Caller

Posted by Vanderleun at August 10, 2011 12:02 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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The more I think about it, the more I realise that the writers of "Yes, Minister" hit the nail squarely on the head. Did that programme get across the pond to the States?

Posted by: Fletcher Christian at August 10, 2011 2:03 PM

The beaurocracy is expanding to support the expanding beaurocracy.

Posted by: Director at August 10, 2011 4:26 PM

If this story gains any real traction, you can bet that within 24 hours Media Matters, MSNBC, Kos and the usual gang of idiots will tout this job as the most important, critical and necessary position in the history of mankind.

Posted by: Mumblix Grumph at August 10, 2011 5:45 PM

I think I'll traipse over to Amazon and watch the movie Brazil.

Posted by: Jewel at August 10, 2011 8:57 PM

We must not tolerate a Bureaucrat Gap.

Posted by: Scott M at August 11, 2011 3:40 AM

I would apply for this position, but I'm not qualified :-)

Posted by: Don Rodrigo at August 11, 2011 10:02 AM

Every Associate needs at least two Assistants plus a Deputy to oversee the Assistants

Posted by: Xbureaucrat at August 12, 2011 8:26 AM

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