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What does “a system that runs on grits instead of good sense” mean? Like I understand the meaning but why did she say the word “grits”? Like what does it mean?

“Mom was especially pleased to find out I’d been assigned a “mobility assistant”—an aide of my own.
“Finally!” Mom said, relief in her voice. “We’ve been asking for this for years.”
“Budget-bustin’ paperwork. A system that runs on grits instead of good sense. I’m so sorry,” Mrs. Shannon replied, shaking her head.”

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What does “a system that runs on grits instead of good sense” mean? Like I understand the meaning but why did she say the word “grits”? Like what does it mean?

“Mom was especially pleased to find out I’d been assigned a “mobility assistant”—an aide of my own.
“Finally!” Mom said, relief in her voice. “We’ve been asking for this for years.”
“Budget-bustin’ paperwork. A system that runs on grits instead of good sense. I’m so sorry,” Mrs. Shannon replied, shaking her head.”
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