No Sh*t, Sherlock!

And the day's award for the most asinine comment goes to Doctor Robert Califf, Director of the Food and Drug Administration.

FDA's timeliness in interviewing a whistleblower and getting into the Abbott facility for inspections were "too slow," Califf said. "Some decisions in retrospect could have been more optimal."

Ya think?

To many questions from lawmakers on the agency's work flow and timeliness, Califf simply said, "We don't have a great answer."

Offering his resignation on a silver platter would be a great response.

But he won't. He's too much a part of the bureaucracy that literally created this mess.

All Facts Matter
Infant Formula Shortage Is A Tragedy In Two Acts
On May 15, the nationwide Out-Of-Stock rate for infant formula reached 45%, according to retail data firm Datasembly. As I wrote just before those figures came out, the Out-Of-Stock rate on May 8 was 43%. Quite simply, nearly half of the food supply for America’s formula-fed infants is not available. It’s not “too expensive”, it’s not suffering from “pric…
Read more

He has no comprehension of the harm his agency has done.

All Facts Matter
This Is Not Okay
This is not okay. It is not okay that parents are denied the foods their children need. It is not okay that babies with food allergies and other nutritional disorders must endure the surgical trauma of a feeding tube simply to survive. It is not okay that parents must be forced to watch their children starve…
Read more

He's a symptom of government that just doesn't give a damn.