Skip to comments.The Trouble with Obama's Energy Czar
Posted on 12/13/2008 8:41:16 AM PST by hamburglar
Yet another Clintonite has been wheeled out of the political morgue to serve in the Obama administration. Carol Browner, a neon-green radical who headed the Environmental Protection Agency from 1993-2000, is widely rumored to be the president-elect's choice for "energy czar." But an ethical cloud still hangs over Browner's EPA legacy. It doesn't take a team of Ivy League lawyers to figure out that this is one more headache the Hope and Change crew doesn't need.
In the spirit of reaching across the aisle, let me dust off the cobwebs and help out all the smarty-pants vetters on the Obama team with a little background on Browner's stained past:
On her last day in office, nearly eight years ago, Browner oversaw the destruction of agency computer files in brazen violation of a federal judge's order requiring the agency to preserve its records. This from a public official who bragged about her tenure: "One of the things I'm the proudest of at EPA is the work we've done to expand the public's right to know."
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It seems odd that liberals are coming out for czarism.
Not really. They've always been totalitarians.
I think this is one of the main reasons why liberals have always insisted their candidates were so extraordinarily intelligent and wise and the Republican presidents from Eisenhower through George W. are terminally stupid. If the right liberal can be found and put in charge of everything, they believe, you'll have paradise on earth.
We should start using the word commissar instead. I'm predicting that GM and likely Chrysler will be effectively nationalized within 18 months.