Think of the most important areas of public life: housing, transportation, education, tourism, budgeting. In Philadelphia, there is no direct, exclusive local control of any of these.
Why would a state senator from western Pennsylvania care about parking spaces in Philadelphia? He probably doesn’t, yet he has more say over who runs the Philadelphia Parking Authority than our mayor does.
Chris looks back at yesterday’s Anthony Weiner fiasco and talks to Andrew Breitbart about his role in breaking the story. He also talks to Mayor Michael Nutter about his proposed soda tax and the school budget gap.