Indeed, many of the individuals who presidents have referred to publicly as czars
do not qualify for the label under the preceding definitions.
Though the czars
have become an easy target of conservative criticism during the Obama years, it is a fact that presidents of both parties have made use of them.
Thomas Jefferson and his fellow patriots might not have imagined that the new Republic they had midwifed would be the land of the (more or less) free and the home of the czars
These days the president has czars
to run all facets of the empire--the car industry, stimulus accountability, domestic violence, even the Great Lakes.
Matters have not reached that point with the current administration, but there is a danger that the additional bureaucracy of government by czar
will mean less efficiency, leading to overlapping jurisdictions and turf battles that will only dim the nation's prospects for economic recovery.
Later, Nicholas called being Czar
"the awful job I have feared all my life.
A country without its czar
is like a village without an idiot.
chimes John Grant, singer with American country rock chiefs The Czars
So people threw out the czars
and brought in the Beards?
IT'S good news for heart doctors that Wales is to get a heart czar
It's not so much that we need a children's czar
, it's that we should have had one years before.
A burst of liberalism in the 1860s (when the Russian serfs were freed two years before the American slaves), ended after revolutionaries assassinated Czar
Alexander II on a Petersburg street in 1881.