“Not sure if I can get through all this red tape,” said John.
“This is the government, John. You don’t get to slice through the paperwork anymore.”
“You know me. A little bureaucracy won’t keep me from my way.”
“We design these inefficiencies into the system to slow wild ones like you down.”
“You know I’ll outlast your stacks of paper.”
“I know, John. That’s why I’m nervous.”