Layer upon layer upon expensive and often counter productive layer of bureaucracy is what fundamentally defines our government. The government we fund every year with our taxes.
Office of Management & Budget Director Mick Mulvaney gave an intricate and often eccentric explanation of redundancy and overlap in federal bureaucracy in a presentation that stunned the president and the press.
“I call this the ‘drain the swamp’ cabinet meeting,” Mulvaney said, adding that it has been about 100 years since the federal government was reorganized at this scale.
He criticized the “Byzantine nature” by which the government regulates, creating headaches for business owners, employees and taxpayers.
“If you have a cheese pizza, it’s governed by the Food & Drug Administration. If you put a pepperoni on it, it’s governed by the [Department of Agriculture],” he said.