Civil Servants are also human beings, they breathe air, they work for a pay, they need to pay bills, they pay taxes as well, they need to eat-drink-shit-piss-sleep-marry-screw. So if the logic goes that taxpayers pay for the Civil Servants salary, are Civil Servants effectively working for their own pay since they pay taxes as well?
U know what? Damn... I love that logic of urs. "We pay taxes to keep the Civil Service alive, so they better work for it."