I have written several posts in this blog about institutions and their many shortcomings, shortcomings that seem directly proportional to their age. The longer one exists, the more prone an organization seems to becoming increasingly insular, self-referential, and self-reverential.
One of the institutions most frequently targeted here is law enforcement. Whether examining local . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Insular World Of The Police Mentality