a post mortem tribute to (less than) mediocrity

He may look like Inspector Clouseau, but... oh, wait...

I love the obituaries in UK newspapers… none of that namby pamby covering up of the dearly departed’s foibles or less than stellar achievements.  This past week, the Telegraph ran a (sort of) tribute to Colonel Albert Bachmann who in the words of the of the obit writer, “had reduced the Swiss military intelligence agency, in which he had mysteriously managed to rise to a senior role, to a state bordering on chaos, not to mention bankruptcy. So catastrophic was his impact that, when he was finally unmasked, many assumed he must be a double agent. He was not.”

Read all about it here…

 

a post mortem tribute to (less than) mediocrity

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