If you wanted to avoid being called a communist.....

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    Wouldn't you avoid appointing a bunch of unelected czars? Isn't that just f'ing common sense?

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    What do "czars" have to do with Communism?
     
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    Does that make Reagan, and Bush 1 and 2 communists?
     
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    More of an associative definition than literal....

    It was the czar that the communists overthrown..... But either way it was totalitarian for totalitarian.
     
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    You really have to explain what the hell you even mean.
     
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    I think he means putting unelected, unvetted, and unconfirmed people in charge of our country. There is no check and balance for these people
     
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    They had like one or two and not dozens
     
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    The term "czar" in reference to an appointed low-level cabinet position goes back to Nixon's administration.

    So, again.

    How does appointing "czars" make Obama a Communist?
     
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    Reagan was the 1st president to appoint what we now call a "czar"
     
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