Originally Posted by Ltlabner
When your best argument in favor of a GM is that he didn't do anything crazy while producing yet another losing season it's not exactly inspiring.
Wait...er...uh...Walt's got an impressive track record in total as a GM. His performance whilst at the helm of the Reds. Not so much.
When you hands are temporarily tied due to an economic crisis (both regarding the team and the nation), it is difficult to do anything of substance in the short-term.