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and if the end product seems to indicate inattentiveness somewhere in the process, I always want to know where the screwup occurred.
In 2009, the White House forced the resignation of Louis Caldera, the director of the White House Military Office, after a screwup over an Air Force One publicity flight over New York.
SEVEN months before the Euro 2012 campaign and we've had our first screwup.
Considering some of the gems we still employ, including some we elected, the mind boggles at how big a screwup the one guy who actually got fired must have been.
Stars: Will Smith, Charlize Theron Premise: Forget superhero; the drunken screwup at the center of this action comedy is a superzero.
This is not the result of a strategic screwup by traditional media, unless you consider failing to invent Google a strategic screwup.
It's bad enough to goof--it's far worse to have to explain your screwup to your client and your boss, a crowd of curious onlookers and the police.
In the aviation maintenance business, if there's a single word that has become shorthand for a worst-case screwup, it's "ValuJet," the now-defunct low-cost carrier that outsourced its repair work to a firm called SabreTech.
SEEMINGLY, DIVINE PROVIDENCE has delivered the Democrats the perfect issue for 2006--the epic Medicare prescription-drug screwup.
Think of all the family and friends who suffered as a result of this screwup.
Imagine a new sitcom: A charming, New Agey, middle-aged screwup (think, say, Aida Turturro) takes off for a two-week trip to India, dumping her worldly-wise 9-year old son on her charming, middle-aged gay bear of a brother (Kevin James, maybe?
Just another intelligence screwup, with several hundred dead mothers and kids as the price.