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July 6, 2009

Factoid Of The Day

by Doug Mataconis

Number of “Czars” appointed by the Obama Administration: 31

Number of Tsars of Russia serving from 1530-1918: 28

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3 Comments

  1. I don’t know which would be scarier: for the majority of Americans to be ignorant of the amount of appointed officials in our government (who impact our daily lives), or for the majority of Americans to be apathetic, or ok with the number.

    Comment by Kathryn Rebecca — July 7, 2009 @ 7:51 am
  2. Apathy is definitely worse, and harder to forgive.

    Comment by John — July 7, 2009 @ 10:09 am
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