By Wesley Clark, MD
June 3, 2011
Since taking office, President Obama has adorned himself with a crown of czars. It's time for Congress to pry them loose.
he United States Constitution requires that most senior federal officers must be confirmed by the Senate before assuming office. Included are appointments for positions throughout the federal government, for the Cabinet and subcabinet, for members of regulatory commissions, for ambassadorships, for judgeships, and for members of numerous advisory boards.