Trope-a-Day: Not-So-Omniscient Council of Bickering

Not-So-Omniscient Council of Bickering: The Conclave of Galactic Polities, and how.

Its Presidium, now, they can sometimes be useful. Its organizations, they can get things done in their areas of expertise, for the most part. But the main body? Embodies We ARE Struggling Together to the point that it makes the United Nations look useful and competent.

Just as planned.