Spencer Dawkins wrote:
I have misunderstood before, but one point of view I've heard expressed was
- NomCom is supposed to choose the best candidate, while
- the confirming body is supposed to make sure NomCom chose a good candidate
That sounds like exactly the opposite of a rational sequence.
Nomcom's always do an early filter against clear inadequacy. If that leaves no
candidates, they search for more.
This is like doing late-stage reviews, after a working group has been operating
for two years, and raising strategic concerns about their entire apporach:
issues, but at the wrong time.
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