I'd really prefer this particular phenomenon to be reserved exclusively for USA rather.My heart goes out to you, ersi!
Remind me: How long ago was it. that I suggested you read C. Northcote Parkinson? (But -of course- what interest would British Naval History have, for an Estonian savant?)
Bureaucracies become "beings" in the Darwinian sense... Their primary purpose is to "live long and prosper"...