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What’s the deal with the czars in America’s political scene? — Critics have slammed what they say is President Barack Obama's overuse of "czars" - or special presidential appointees - but he is far from the first U.S. leader to have them.
Oct 22, 2014

How did a word once reserved for Slavic dictators come to mean guardian of key American matters? @j_la28's on it.