“America is not exceptional because it has long attempted to be a force for good in the world, it attempts to be a force for good because it is exceptional,” Peggy Noonan.

“Arrogance, ignorance, and incompetence. Not a pretty cocktail of personality traits in the best of situations. No sirree. Not a pretty cocktail in an office-mate and not a pretty cocktail in a head of state. In fact, in a leader, it’s a lethal cocktail.” Graydon Carter

“The threat posed by Bank of America isn’t just financial – it’s a full-blown assault on the American dream. Where’s the incentive to play fair and do well, when what we see rewarded at the highest levels of society is failure, stupidity, incompetence and meanness? If this is what winning in our system looks like, who doesn’t want to be a loser?” Matt Taibbi

“That’s what liberalism is all about, is promoting incompetence on the basis its fair, because people would be the best if they weren’t discriminated against.” Rush Limbaugh

“Men now monopolize the upper levels… depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence.” Laurence J. Peter

“In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.” Laurence J. Peter

“Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.” Laurence J. Peter

“The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.”
Elbert Hubbard

“Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.” Napoleon Bonaparte

“The Tea Party represents stakeholders in the American system; people who were never involved in politics or thought they had to be, yet realized that political corruption and incompetence threatened not only their families, but the future of the nation itself.” Tammy Bruce