Whitehall riddled with financial mismanagement, says watchdog
Thus the headline of a Polly Curtis article in the Guardian. All over the country, people are staggering in shock at this earth-shaking news.
One teensy consideration for Guardian readers to ponder: you are, by definition, statists who think the solution to every problem is for the government to tax and spend more.
If even your newspaper of record acknowledges that the civil service can't find its arse with both hands, how does that not make your cognitive dissonance unbearable?