Theft from the budget like stolen art

“They would be arrested, you’ll see: get ar-res-ted!  After I was chased away from there, those guys would start stealing, as only they can. And after a year, someone would come to get them.”

I heard this emotional speech a few years ago. The speaker was one of the scheme-makers from a big government ministry, who was cast aside by the new administration. For two hours, I was listening to how an official could withdraw state property, what knowledge to use to submit the right tender, and how many speeches he had made using NLP methods. Continue reading