Who’s really in charge?

The New York Times prints these paragraphs that begin a letter to the editor.

To the Editor:

Donald Trump’s choice of Ben Carson (nytimes.com, Dec. 5) to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development is one more in a list of cabinet appointments that cause me to feel a deep concern for our nation.

Dr. Carson is a talented man with great skills who has contributed a lot to our country — as a medical professional. He himself has questioned his own qualification for this appointment…

I wonder if the person who wrote this has read Worthy Fights by Leon Panetta or the Benghazi Report by the United States government ?