Harsh words indeed, but he has a point. They are the architects of their own destruction. As William S. Burroughs says, “Today’s leaders are inept, frightened pilots at the controls of a vast machine they cannot understand, calling in experts to tell them which buttons to push.” The FBI reports that cyber-attacks from disgruntled ex-employees are increasing, so perhaps those experts are now more important than the elected meat puppets occupying the so-called positions of power.
Ever met a Deputy Minister? If you had, you would know where the real power resides; in the staff.