Re: Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D to ABC!
Perhaps the name of S.H.I.E.L.D. designated a new official description for a department that had already been in existence, with a different title but similar form and function. (there are plenty of real-world examples)
It's not "I could care less", it's "I couldn't care less." If you have failed to grasp this concept you should probably vacate the internet.