Right now, there's no precedent that a government organisation could effectively deal with a situation like this without breaking everything. Is it ok if they do a drug bust, and 1 out of 23 innocent people die? Collateral damage by the government has to be mitigated as much as possible.
I'm not saying that we can't trust the government to do anything. I think the FBI is doing a good job so far, and I'm looking forward to their results. But caution on the part of commentators, I think, is a good idea. It's far from a simple, surefire action. It is likely it will be, but there are variables that they can't control for.
Oversight of government actions is what is critical - not avoiding government action or permitting excessive government action.
A GUI is really awesome if you want see different information from different sources, and make specific actions that cannot be automated.
The two of them need to coexist - use the best tool for the job, which could be either a CLI or a GUI.
"Man, I was really taking things too seriously back there!"
You're totally right that they all suck. At least the Americans get interesting, representative people.
I want someone from the West to do it.
All I know about the Conservatives in Canada so far is:
They don't support Net Neutrality
They don't support Abortion rights. They don't want to ban it, but they want to defund it.
They oppose same-sex marriage, but not same-sex unions. Bullshit political posturing.
So I submit to you that they are not the best.
They may be second best though: although the NDP is less crazy lately, they make even the Liberals seem trustworthy.
Also, Harper seems to be a huge douche, and I don't think represents our country well at all. If only I had known, I would have moved back home sooner!
Just go with the flow control, roll with the crunches, and, when you get a prompt, type like hell.