Do what you will with: the aftermath.
Apparently I just couldn't resist one more go at last week's story. But I'm done with it now, I swear!
Their response was predictably bureaucratic. Board members stumbled over each other in their rush to introduce new policies and operating procedures.
These were debated, refined, expanded, struck down, and reintroduced in due course. When the hot air finally settled the expanded paperwork was championed at news conferences, on televised interviews, in newspaper article after newspaper article.
The message was uniform and clear. Yes, of course it was a terrible tragedy. But all of these extra words in the manuals and standards, drawn up by your trusted representatives, would ensure nothing like it would ever happen again.
But, of course, it would. For they had not yet found a way to regulate human nature out of the equation.