Francis Fukuyama: America in Decay

Francis Fukuyama writes for Foreign Affairs about the “steady deterioration in the overall quality of American government” that has been documented by public administration specialists for more than a generation. “Federal employees appear to be more motivated by compensation than mission, ensnared in careers that cannot compete with business and nonprofits, troubled by the lack of resources to do their jobs, dissatisfied with the rewards for a job well done and the lack of consequences for a job done poorly, and unwilling to trust their own organizations.” Click here to read more about the political dysfunction in America. (Foreign Affairs offers one free article per month)