Sunday, January 25, 2009

The Business As Usual Index -- First Number

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being complete stasis, and 10 being the world turned upside down, the initial Business As Usual Index for the Obama-Biden administration is 5.5. As detailed in the preceding posts, the BAUI is not a measure of personnel change. Instead, it is a measure of true policy change, confined to the fiscal/governmental arena. And in this realm--how the government spends its money, and operates the bureaucracy--there has been less change than might first appear.

To be continued...

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