Skip to comments.Obama set to name "border czar": report
Posted on 04/14/2009 8:01:56 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will name former Justice Department official Alan Bersin to oversee its policy on illegal immigration and drug-related violence along the U.S. border with Mexico, Politico reported on Tuesday.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano was expected to announce the appointment on Wednesday, during a visit to El Paso, Texas, the report said, citing an administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity.
The announcement was scheduled to take place one day before President Barack Obama planned to stop in Mexico before traveling to Trinidad and Tobago for the Fifth Summit of the Americas.
A former U.S. attorney in San Diego, Bersin served previously as "border czar" to former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, the report said. He also served as California's education secretary and as superintendent of schools in San Diego.
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” Alan Bersin to oversee its policy on illegal immigration “
well that ought to be about as simple a position as gummint ever concieved.
Apparently the job is just too much for Janet to handle.
What is the constant reference to Bolshevism with this czar business?
If he ran the CA schools, the guy must be a genius. Everybody knows CA public schools are the BEST for all of the money we keep throwing at them.
Not Hugo Chavez?
Let me guess, Governor Bill Richardson. Yeah, that’s the guy.
What’s the difference between a “czar” and a “guru.” I notice BO has been hiring both.
A czar is someone with lots of power coupled with very little accountability - it’s comforting that Obama thinks that’s the thing missing from our government.
Another one who is influenced by messyco. Anyone want to bet he simply opens the border saying it's too much trouble to enforce it?
Thanks for the ping; post. Interesting. Recycled bureaucrats BUMP!
How many czars are we up to these days???
Does anyone have a accurate count....more or less than Russia had back in the day?
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