Well, no wonder they’ve failed. Not only did the bureaucrats have to deal with an administration that really didn’t want them doing their jobs, they didn’t really have the ability to do their jobs.

It sounds from the GAO report like like they need to blow up the place and start from scratch.

Whatever, we need some more press coverage of this story.

Ryan Chittum is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and deputy editor of The Audit, CJR's business section. If you see notable business journalism, give him a heads-up at rc2538@columbia.edu.