Standard Operating Procedure

  1. Admit nothing.
  2. Deny everything.
  3. Demand proof.
  4. Make outrageous counter accusations.
  5. Declare victory and move on.

Apparently this line variously attributed to Shelly Laurenston’s The Mane Event, the CIA, and the FBI has origins unknown, and morphs at every retelling.  I heard the first three points at aForestry Supervisors Meeting on 2017-08-08, but found many variations on the web.