Ferrell, a former councilman, called it "a bad way to govern."Why not? I can think of a number of laws that become moot when standard practice fixes the problems that the laws were designed to address. Where is it written that every single code needs to be written with a Hammurabian-like legacy in mind? Some laws need to be forever codified. Some do not.
"You don't pass a law intending to rescind it if something better happens," he said.
Corporate officers sometimes show themselves to be just as inflexible as government bureaucrats. Those who've worked in government, at times even more so.