When I read a newspaper article titled "The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will not file criminal charges against the former Unification Church for facilitating adoptions," I was so outraged that I almost lost control of myself, but
"First of all, calm down, me.
- Assessing the situation and
- Checking the background.
- Reading the rationale (legal text).
- constructing a logic that makes sense (regardless of whether the case is won or lost, litigation has the effect of revealing the factual background, etc.).
Then I can begin the attack in earnest.
行政府には感情攻撃では効果はありません ―― 経験上、特に厚生労働省というお役所は。
Emotional attacks do not work on the executive branch -- in my experience, especially the bureaucracy that is the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.