Even if their intentions are good, there’s a reason that we don’t let amateurs do brain surgery or design housing complexes. That logic doesn’t seem to apply at the highest levels of government, however, after Michael Daniel boasted that about his lack of knowledge in his specialist field. In an interview with GovInfoSec, the White House cybersecurity co-ordinator has revealed that he’s not technically-minded, but that he doesn’t “have to be a coder in order to do really well.”
Sure. He’s a leftist Obama supporter. What else could he possibly need?