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first person, by David Wallace. about a terrorist attack in another IRS center

Foster Wallace, D. (2012). §43. In Foster Wallace, D. The Pale King. Penguin, pp. 433-438

435

[...] It's interesting that the two false administrative styles--the tyrant and the fake friend--are also the two main stereotypes that books and television shows and comic stripes present administrators as. One suspects, in fact, that the mental picture the insecure administrator erects inside himself is based partly on these pop culture stereotypes.

—p.435 by David Foster Wallace 2 years, 3 months ago

[...] It's interesting that the two false administrative styles--the tyrant and the fake friend--are also the two main stereotypes that books and television shows and comic stripes present administrators as. One suspects, in fact, that the mental picture the insecure administrator erects inside himself is based partly on these pop culture stereotypes.

—p.435 by David Foster Wallace 2 years, 3 months ago