Many people around the President have sizeable egos before entering government, some with good reason. Their new positions will do little to moderate their egos.
Those who made the decisions with imperfect knowledge will be judged in hindsight by those with considerably more information at their disposal and time for reflection.
The Federal Government should be the last resort, not the first. Ask if a potential program is truly a federal responsibility or whether it can better be handled privately, by voluntary organizations, or by local or state governments.
It's a difficult thing today to be informed about our government even without all the secrecy.