"I cut it three times and it's still too short"
Old carpenter's joke (1)
Pretty funny, especially for us do-it-yourselfers, who may not think things over carefully enough before we plunge into a home project like a new deck or replacement windows. This kind of stuff happens when amateurs try to do the work of professionals, and it's often good for a chuckle or two. I mean, who amongst us hasn't hung a door upside down or measured deck boards incorrectly?
But when so-called professionals who act like amateurs screw up public health policy, things become decidedly less funny. Especially for the...