I believe that the government is performing the best a bloated bureaucracy can. I am certain that there is no lack of allegiance that is involved. What does occur, however, can best be described as inefficiency, lack of coordination and agency turf battles.
Also, as Angela Blair stated, common sense, a trait that for so long was quintessential to the American psyche, seems to have been tossed out the window for more "progressive" strategies and tactics.
There is not a lack of resolve, nor is there some sort of malicious underpinning that is afoot. Rather, reason and logic is being overtaken by theory and intention. If left unchecked, that has the strong potential to create dangerous situations indeed.