A condition suffered by a person or persons that
strive towards a given goal but with absolutely no idea how their actions or planned
actions will actually achieve the desired
derived from the underpants gnomes
characters from the TV series 'South Park' that collected and stockpiled used underpants for the purpose of making
a profit but had no idea of how to actually achieve
Demonstrators protesting for nuclear disarmament
but not considering
how they would protect the country when nuclear equipped aggressors decide to attack suffer a severe case of Underpants Gnome Syndrome.
Ex UK Prime
Minister Gordon Brown suffered a major
case of Underpants Gnome Syndrome when he thought that reducing VAT (sales Tax) by 2.5% last year
would significantly stimulate consumer spending.