Leaving the same smart people in charge would lead to more of the same dumb decisions years into the future.
Clinton famously triangulated his way to reelection, but Republicans remained in charge of both houses.
The OSCE monitors asked if there was any chance they could speak with some expert in charge for the actions conducted on the site.
The news generated a tremendous surge in Twitter traffic, with tweeters in California, New York, and Texas leading the charge.
Then something truly strange happened: Slowly but surely, A charge Kept began to sell.
I have been your tutor, and your rearing has been my charge.
He was evidently one of the officers in charge of the castle.
The fame of Pickett's charge on the right has resounded through the world.
I should like either to charge with the romantics, or defend with the realists.
Then, since you wish it, I must charge myself with the offence.
early 13c., "to load, fill," from Old French chargier "to load, burden, weigh down," from Late Latin carricare "to load a wagon or cart," from Latin carrus "wagon" (see car). Senses of "entrust," "command," "accuse" all emerged in Middle English and were found in Old French. Sense of "rush in to attack" is 1560s, perhaps through earlier meaning of "load a weapon" (1540s). Related: Charged; charging. Chargé d'affaires was borrowed from French, 1767, literally "charged with affairs."
c.1200, "a load, a weight," from Old French charge "load, burden; imposition," from chargier "to load, to burden" (see charge (v.)). Meaning "responsibility, burden" is mid-14c. (e.g. take charge, late 14c.; in charge, 1510s), which progressed to "pecuniary burden, cost, burden of expense" (mid-15c.), and then to "price demanded for service or goods" (1510s). Legal sense of "accusation" is late 15c.; earlier "injunction, order" (late 14c.). Electrical sense is from 1767. Slang meaning "thrill, kick" (American English) is from 1951.
To rob (1930s+ Underworld)