It fell to top environmental adviser Carol Browner, for instance, to tell the president-elect early on why he couldn’t spend much more than $3 billion building a high-tech electrical grid. Browner knew all the obstacles, that local laws would have to be circumvented and permits obtained. You can’t just build power wires where you want, she explained to a frustrated Obama.
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Quote of the day
Frustration is the inevitable result when you think you know how to run everything, and it turns out not to be true.