The events of the last reign had demonstrated the incompetence of the Poles to govern themselves.
In a furious tirade, she railed against the opposing politician's incompetence.
The old statism was at least mitigated by incompetence.
These advantages, however, were nullified by the shameful incompetence and carelessness of the government.
Wounded soldiers, returned to Paris, reported that he was living let-bas, " in Oriental luxury," and complained that, since their defeat had been due either to his treason or his incompetence, he should have been either guillotined "like other generals" or superseded.