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    #1

    greedy company executives, incompetence of government officials and ...

    This is really a spectacular story of greedy company executives, incompetence of government officials and corruption of both. (Quoted from Linking English)


    Can native speakers please tell me if the above sentence is a good sentence? I feel that it is poorly written.
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: greedy company executives, incompetence of government officials and ...

    I think it is poorly written.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    #3

    Re: greedy company executives, incompetence of government officials and ...

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    I agree, too, that it is poorly written.

    I think that it should be something like:

    "This is really a spectacular story of the corruption that is engaged in by greedy company executives and incompetent government officials."

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