//Clay Honors 12, discussing Catch-22 Mr. Clay: Heller is really trying to say something in this book about the government and competence. Aarfy is a navigator who keeps on getting lost. Scheisskopff becomes a general just because he leads parades. And Major Major is promoted just because of a joke an IBM machine plays. Everyone is unbelievably incompetent. ... Mr. Clay: I don't want to get political.
Szabo: How bored are we that we are playing catch with lip gloss? Arianna: It's called toss and it's ChapStick.