Friday, October 21, 2016
Question and Flow
I was asked a question about a management matter. My response was brief but a flood of memories rushed in. I could recall the investigation of a supervisor who waved a revolver, declared that he knew how to deal with dissenters, fondled women, avoided tough assignments, and was frequently drunk on the job.
The same flood carried recollection of a subsequent case where the man's attorney made him out to be a cross between Mother Theresa and Albert Schweitzer.
A few seconds later and I was in the Pentagon listening to a colonel insisting that some officers could not have been prejudiced because they were highly educated. [I gained his animosity when I noted that Goebbels had a doctorate.]
One nudge and the memories flow.
Fortunately, if I don't like one there are plenty of others.
Posted by Michael Wade at 4:00 AM