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Symptoms of patronage without professionalism
Robert C. Dumont writes: It certainly seems as if the governor made it clear that he wanted Scott to run the T, and put a damper on taking the best professional steps to select her. With respect to Burgess, it is beyond belief that no one could have checked her out before they gave her the highway safety job. Both cases are symptoms of patronage without professionalism.