Rattner Resigns as Car Czar: Time for Stolypin Reforms?

By July 14, 2009Economy, Regulations

Better that then Potemkin villages.

Or maybe we can just retire the whole Czar political nomenclature. For one thing, it prevent a president from ever appointing someone named Ivan to one of the jobs.

Anyway, here’s the story from Politico: “Ron Bloom to replace Steve Rattner as car czar.”

And here’s Mickey Kaus’s compendium of theories why Rattner’s time was so short-lived, “3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Rattner Theories.

Leave a Reply