Sorry, I just liked the headline. ClownyMonkies is a situation that happens when internal weasels ignore physics. All companies and organizations evolve towards weaseldom. It can't be helped. The only force against this is having to build something that works.
Over the years I have documented many places that have succumbed to CM disease. All these places are still going full blast. Here's a partial list:
Earthquake Engineering Oil train cars Nuclear plants Gov't computer systems Nuclear waste Tunnels to nowhere