As Brilliant an Idea as “The Ministry of Silly Walks” and, Quite Possibly

even less effective.

“The administration may also merge the Department of Commerce, the Office of the United States Trade Representative and some economic divisions at the State Department into a new agency, administration officials said. Possible names include the Department of Jobs or the Department of Competitiveness.”

13 Responses to “As Brilliant an Idea as “The Ministry of Silly Walks” and, Quite Possibly”

  1. major dad says:

    They are clueless and apparently desperate.

  2. JeffS says:

    George Orwell and Karl Marx are spinning in their graves. In opposite directions.

  3. Skyler says:

    The Department of Competitiveness will be created along with the Anti-Dog-Eat-Dog act.

    We are living in Atlas Shrugged

  4. mojo says:

    How about the “Department of Useless Dolts”?

    It would at least have the novelty of being honest.

  5. aelfheld says:

    Nothing says ‘jobs’ or ‘competitiveness’ like a federal agency.

  6. Yojimbo says:

    Wait a minutem here. Massive mergers, whole entities collapsing into other entities! Have they filed under Hart-Scott-Rodino?

  7. major dad says:

    How about an Office of Who the Fuck is in Charge? It’s quite obvious we need one.

  8. Dave E. says:

    Ministry of Plenty is still available.

  9. Gunslinger says:

    How about the “Department of Kicking the Can Down the Road”?

  10. nightfly says:

    “Dpeartment of Jobs”… thus reminding one of the Onion joke: “Department of Health, Education, and Welfare formed to destroy nation’s health, education, and welfare.”

  11. Uh, excuse me, but WTF is the Department of Labor for???

  12. major dad says:

    LC, Department of Labor is there to tell us each week how many unexpected jobs were lost.

  13. JeffS says:

    DOL exists to support unions, LC, doncha know?

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