Sent to me by my Sister-in-Law Dale Bower..
Add greed. I found out in my long life that Departments, Committees, etc. need always to be doing something, stupid or not, to justify their existence.
Also, "Compassion" may be the worst misunderstood word in the dictionary.
The the Department of Agriculture, through the food stamp program is distributing the greatest amount of food stamps ever. Meanwhile, the Department of Agriculture, through the Park Service demands us to "Not Feed the Animals" because the animals will grow dependent and not learn to take care of themselves. Irony or stupidity. You decide....