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Subject: Re: Poll: OT: Governor Blanco's Real Motives Date: 9/8/2005 9:40 AM
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She has honorable motives and intentions. However, IMHO, the catastrophe was so great and beyond her comprehension and experience that she was unable to function due to too many choices and options. Made the mistake of trying to find the one best solution instead of the "70% solution". IIRC, the 70% solution is a USMC term that if you can pick an option that is correct 70% of the time, that is better than losing time trying to fine the 100% option.


If she has this problem and didn't realize it beforehand, it indicates a need for psychological screening and advise for people in power. Weaknesses like that should be identifiable. Difficulty with shades of gray is revealed in Myers-Briggs. If she was aware of it, she should have placed total responsibility in the hands of her choice for head of the state emergency response coordinator and she should have picked a decisive person for that.

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