Obama used to have 43 Czars. It’s unknown how many Czars he has now. Somewhere in the White House there’s probably a Czar in charge desegregating transgender toilets and a Pie Chart Czar.
The anticipation was palpable…what would he say? What would it do? Is this what we’ve been waiting for? Experts surmised, pundits pontificated while the population pondered: whither change?
For some, there was immediate disillusionment. Others, compelled by loyalty to the “brand,” made excuses for lackluster delivery. Who could blame them? When hopes set [...]
Running for office is crazier than you think.
From an LA Times story:
“…..Violent homicide aside, our elected officials often show many of the exact same character traits as criminal nut-jobs, who run from police but not for office.
Kouri [the man behind the study] notes that these criminals are psychologically capable of committing their dirty deeds [...]
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Feingold hits Obama’s use of ‘czars’
By Kara Rowland
A top Senate Democrat said just because other presidents have created “czars” to carry out administration policy does not mean President Obama is right to follow their lead – and warned that Congress may have to step in and keep White House appointees in check.