Managing energy operations worldwide

The government, Melanie Sherman once said, is like a cat: “Sure it can be silky and cuddly and its purr can lull you into a feeling of contentment, but, like a cat, it can purr one moment, and draw blood the next.”

And this particular simile proves to be almost infinitely extensible — also like the government.


  1. fillyjonk »

    8 January 2012 · 2:57 pm

    And it’s a lot cuter when it’s small, but loses that cuteness once it grows up and gets big?

  2. CGHill »

    8 January 2012 · 3:07 pm

    And furthermore, it’s hard to shrink once grown.

  3. McGehee »

    8 January 2012 · 4:10 pm

    …and if you live with someone who loves them, just getting rid of the damned things is simply out of the question.

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