On his new blog at the New

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 26, 2007

On his new blog at the New Yorker, George Packer asks (and answers) a question: Why do the highest government officials always seem to know less about a particular situation than anyone else? "I believe that the President believes so firmly that he is President for just this mission — and there's something religious about it — that it will succeed, and that kind of permeates."