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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Oct 7, 2019, 03:29 PM

18. This isn't a new way of forcing employees out. In the past it

was principally used to incentivize long-standing underperforming employees to leave federal service. In my 35 year career, I saw it used rarely and there was typically a long or particularly egregious history behind the circumstance. It was used for “problem” employees. Mulvaney, tRump have simply applied the method at a different scale (en masse) and to a different definition of “problem employee”, I.e., smart, well-informed, capable, professional career civil servants who have risen to influential positions based on those traits, past performance, hard work and non-partisan dedication to executing federal law and regulations that have emanated from those laws. That is also how they tRump et al) define “swamp”.

They take credit for creative new efficiencies when in fact all they’ve done is what flim-flammers have always done — taken advantage of norms in twisted, sociopathic ways for greedy purpose.

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