I think the metaphor is completely inapt and is really an apples-and-oranges sort of thing.
To address the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt declared national emergency, relying on a generation-old statute that was arguably inapt because it was intended for wartime, and the country was not then at war.
Still, I think that Heidegger, like no other before him, has shown an aspect (and that itself is a laughably inapt term) of our world, an aspect we take for granted and have learned ever more easily to inhabit without thinking.
In such circumstances it is inapt to burden the courts of Jersey with this case in any way.
Moreover, the use of ‘shall’ in the condition is inapt : the condition was not requiring, merely enabling, the indoor market to the held on up to ten days throughout the year over and above Saturdays and Sundays.
The expression ‘cost of reinstatement, repair or replacement’ is wholly apt in relation to buildings, fixtures, fittings and goods, but wholly inapt in relation to economic loss.
There are a number of points making this application inapt .
They don't seem to realize how the use of this inapt example demonstrates their inability to grasp the nature of new and different conflicts.
That analogy is singularly inapt to this particular situation.
But the comparison to Eisenhower's notorious caginess strikes me as quite inapt .