Whistleblowers and partisan politics don’t mix

By Kent R. Kroeger (March 3, 2020)

By Richard Wheeler (Zephyris) 2007 (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license)

The first thing you learn when you work in an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is that a whistleblower’s grievances should be addressed at the lowest level possible.

Why? Two reasons: For one, in most cases, the supervisors closest to the whistleblower’s complaint are generally willing to solve it. Like most people…