When civil servants get a dressing down

THE idiomatic expression, “The Emperor has no clothes,” may not even go down well with certain government officials at the rate they are going with their overzealous application of so-called dress codes at government premises.

This, incidentally, is despite the fact that the said expression does aptly depict the social reality where a group of people adopt a herd mentality in believing that their leader can do no wrong, including indulgence in massive corruption.