# 32 Jackie & Czars - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen A
    • 20.01.10 | 18:13 (IST)

    ..Czars is a terrible word to describe people, who work on the Presidents' staff with titles like "Assistant to the Pres." or "Counselor to the Pres." The first unofficial use was in Nixon's White House describing Bill Simon (Energy Czar)who corridante the energy crisis of 1973. Kissinger was basically a Czar as Nat Security Advisor. Pres Bush #43, has similar title for staff members on the NSC. Jackies all these individuals, who are recognized experts in their field, are staff extensions of the President; and the President is resonsible for their success and failures.

    from the article: Obama's lost senate seat is a victory for Netanyahu
    First published 10:17 20.01.10 | Last updated 02:55 21.01.10
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