THAT’S BECAUSE CREATING IT WAS AN IDIOTIC IDEA, AND IT SHOULD BE ABOLISHED: DHS tackles endless morale problems with seemingly endless studies. “Many DHS employees have said in the annual government ‘viewpoint’ survey of federal employees that their senior leaders are ineffective; that the department discourages innovation, and that promotions and raises are not based on merit. Others have described in interviews how a stifling bureaucracy and relentless congressional criticism makes DHS an exhausting, even infuriating, place to work.”

Well, here’s what I wrote when Pres. Bush proposed creating the DHS. I was right, and that’s no surprise.