A new word in politics: Ineptocracy

LETTER

There’s a new word on the street, it was sent to me via email by a caring soul who swears there is a large following of people who are becoming increasingly nervous at the development of another group of people who believe in this word and have Cinderella as their leader.

Ineptocracy (In-ep-toc-ra-cy)

Apparently it is a new system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

This system has been tried around the world for eons under various names and it has continued to fail the very people it purports to help.

Well, my dear old daddy said that democracy was wasted on a large proportion of the populace.

He also said if you made everything idiot-proof only idiots would use it. Damn he was a wise old codger.

He also said beware of people with million-dollar gobs and ten-dollar bank accounts.

Appears he was right on all counts, bless him.

Murray Ferris

P.S. He also said common sense would eventually prevail. I hope the old bugger was also right on that one.

There’s a new word on the street, it was sent to me via email by a caring soul who swears there is a large following of people who are becoming increasingly nervous at the development of another group of people who believe in this word and have Cinderella as their leader.

Ineptocracy (In-ep-toc-ra-cy)

Apparently it is a new system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

This system has been tried around the world for eons under various names and it has continued to fail the very people it purports to help.

Well, my dear old daddy said that democracy was wasted on a large proportion of the populace.

He also said if you made everything idiot-proof only idiots would use it. Damn he was a wise old codger.

He also said beware of people with million-dollar gobs and ten-dollar bank accounts.

Appears he was right on all counts, bless him.

Murray Ferris

P.S. He also said common sense would eventually prevail. I hope the old bugger was also right on that one.

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Gordon Webb - 2 months ago
Very Obamarish. You put the money in the economy by taking money out of the economy then putting it back in the economy and taxing it as it passes through.

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