If I was a fisherman I would say our government is back trolling into 4 foot waves.
If I was a teacher I would write in the comments section of the report card, government inconsistent, does not do homework or class assignments and does not play well with others.
If I was a lumberjack I might state that the government can’t see the forest for the trees.
If I was in customer service I would call in sick on the day of the government’s newest product roll out.
If I was an engineer I would say the government’s marketing department promised more than we could ever deliver.
If I was Sir Walter Scott I would say , “ Oh what a tangled web we weave when we first practice to deceive.
If I was a historian I might list Afghanistan, Beirut, Yemen, Iraq, Iran, and then first ask if we ever learn from history and secondly ask did any of these turn out well?
If I was a cab driver I might ask if the government ever looks in the rear view mirror.
If I was a mechanic listening to the news today I might mention that even with a good double clutch the gears are going to grind badly if we shift this whole thing into reverse.