Best line from a morning show exposing post-retirement amakudari sinecures.
"You know what I hate the most about amakudari. It's the ama, the character ama (Heaven). I hate that. I really hate that. I mean, who do the bureaucrats think they are?"
amakudari = "descent from Heaven"
Postscript to “Stephen Walt on WW I Reminds Me…”
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