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In 2368, when Dr. Beverly Crusher refused her request to use a genetronic replicator on the grounds that Starfleet Medical had already had rejected her three times, Dr. Toby Russell accused Crusher of hiding "behind the rules of some bureaucracy." (TNG: "Ethics")
Discussing why she stayed aboard the USS Discovery for its one-way trip to the 32nd century, Philippa Georgiou opined to Commander Nhan that Section 31 would have asked her to lead them eventually, "and bureaucracy is where fun goes to die." (DIS: "Far From Home")