There's a similar touch of ineptitude (senility, perhaps) in the Memorabilia, ad fin.
Clinton's position was difficult but he was saved by Lee's ineptitude.
To them, in their then ineptitude, what I shall say now would have been unintelligible.
Besides, it roused his gorge to feel that here was an example of British ineptitude.
Gordon was simply sacrificed to ineptitude in ...