Here Comes the Judge
In Posner’s analysis, the director of national intelligence (DNI), created by Congress to be the president’s top intelligence adviser, was given too much to do. DNI John D. Negroponte oversees the CIA and 15 other intelligence agencies, including those at the Pentagon. Negroponte’s staff, which has grown to about 1,000, “has become a new bureaucracy layered on top of the intelligence community,” Posner said.
1,000. 1,000. To give you some perspective, I’ve worked in agencies where 1,000 was a large percentage of the workforce.
Read it all, then weep.