My friend D piped up on MSN this morning to vent fury after one of his colleagues took down one of their company’s carriers. The incompetent who took it down stayed late to fix his own cock-up, then noted his heroic effort in his shift report thereby earning himself a cash bonus and a congratulatory call from the CEO!
This character had previously been rescued by D pulling a 14 hour day fixing another one of his legendary cock-ups, and even back-timed his report to cover his incompetent colleague’s ass.
His summary (paraphrasing Eddie Izzard)
(11:33:44 AM) D: I’ve always hated those dudes that clap for themselves at the oscars. apparently it works