Men grow to the stature to which they are stretched when they are young.
The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
You can judge a leader by the size of the problem he tackles. Other people can cope with the waves, it's his job to watch the tide.
'Referring the matter to a committee' can be a device for diluting authority, diffusing responsibility and delaying decisions.
He's suffering from Politicians' Logic. Something must be done, this is something, therefore we must do it.