Sometimes, I feel bad for Comptroller General David Walker and his staff at the Government Accountability Office.I imagine it’s the same sort of sadness most people feel for the geeky guys in high school comedies. You know, the good guys who never get the girl, but are there throughout the course of the plotline, providing some sort of insight into the inner workings of the social machination that exists all around them.

He’s the Duckie of federal accounting in some ways. Listened to by many, but at the same time, dismissed out of hand when it comes time to romantic considerations. Well, in this strained analogy, maybe when it comes time for legislative action.

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