The Mishnaic dictumn is "asei lekha rav " -- designate for yourself a rabbi. It is for the layperson to choose whom they wish to consider their rabbi. Daat Torah is the opposite, a self-designated infallible papacy that imposes its will on us. It;s time for a major change.
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from the article: The leadership vacuum facing ultra-Orthodox Jewry