Turns out Lois Lerner used "___hole" in an email to her husband, referring to some conservatives. I know nothing about Ms Lerner except what I read on wikipedia . She seems to have been a career government lawyer. Now I don't like lawyers much, though I suspect our family attorney with whom we've been dealing this summer doesn't know that. I also believe I did a good job of hiding my feelings back in the 1980's, when I used routinely to refer to President Reagan as the "senior idiot" and my division director as the "junior idiot".
My point is that a professional bureaucrat should be able to separate personal feelings and professional behavior, just as an attorney should be able to defend a person she believes is guilty. Maybe it's that separation which many may perceive as inauthentic which leads people to dislike both attorneys and bureaucrats.