Obama's White House: The Rule of the Czars

Pay czar, car czar, urban czar.... Do these positions make the government work better or just add another layer?

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Obama administration has created, by one count, 21 "czars"—a pay czar, a car czar, a health reform czar, an urban czar. Joining The Takeaway is Shirley Anne Warshaw, presidential scholar and author of “The Co-Presidency of Bush and Cheney”; she explains what this proliferation says about President Obama's leadership style.

Guests:

Shirley Anne Warshaw

Hosted by:

Femi Oke

Contributors:

Jesse Baker

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