BUREAUCRACY: Ready for Anything

Once bureaucracy begins multiplying itself, there is just no stopping it. The General Services Administration, which is Government's housekeeping bureau, set out energetically a year ago to provide quarters, paper clips and wastebaskets for the army of war expediters, reorganizers and mobilizers it expected to descend on the nation's capital. Last week, having just about tripled its annual spending on such things (to about $2,000,000), GSA sheepishly admitted that it had overbought a bit: its warehouses are full of brand-new furniture. It has 2,000 walnut desks stacked high in an old mill and several acres of filing...

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