HOW DARE YOU
you can't expect them to pay their employees with their money. we have to pay their employees and every fifty cent penalty adds up and helps. otherwise, they might have to dip into their admin fee fund and we certainly can't have that
i really wouldn't mind penalties of that amount for these types of errors because there's at least a "punishment fits the crime" kind of balance. but i do have a problem with it being an across the board approach. every
time is BS and that's what makes it a money grab.
chronic error examiners? fine, they deserve getting dinged.
examiners who rarely make mistakes? no, you let it go.
it's not like they don't have a way of knowing which camp an examiner is in. they have their vaunted ICQAR to refer to.
oh, wait. they don't want to use it for things like that. it's only supposed to be used to their benefit.