A few suggested confirmation-hearing questions for Department of Human Services director-designee Clarence Carter:

  • Let me ask you something: What time of the day do you like to overhaul a beleaguered social-service agency?
  • Have you ever overhauled a beleaguered social-service agency just before breakfast?
  • Have you ever overhauled a beleaguered social-service agency while you watched the late, late show?
  • Well, let me ask you this: Have you ever overhauled a beleaguered social-service agency on a couch?
  • Well, let me ask you this: Have you ever overhauled a beleaguered social-service agency on the back seat of a car?
  • How long has it been since you overhauled a beleaguered social-service agency, huh?
  • Did you overhaul a beleaguered social-service agency yesterday?
  • Did you overhaul a beleaguered social-service agency last week?
  • Did you overhaul a beleaguered social-service agency last year?
  • Or maybe it might be that you plannin’ on overhaulin’ a beleaguered social-service agency tonight?
  • But just remember, when you start overhaulin’ a beleaguered social-service agency, you make it hard, long, soft, short…