Shirley Franklin was the first woman to serve as Mayor of Atlanta and the first African-American woman ever to run a major Southern city. She was re-elected in 2005 with more than 90 percent of the vote.
Geithner's problem is not that he is by nature a corrupt man. It's that he is steeped in the Wall Street way of doing business, which itself is riddled with fraud -- and billions of taxpayer dollars are at stake.
The Obama administration is following Bush's lead by unilaterally rewriting the Geneva Conventions, presumably to allow it to continue exploiting prisoners of war for their supposed intelligence value.
I hope that President Obama calling people out on the incivilities will lessen the rewards for acting like a dope. Whether the Kanye comment was leaked or not, we all need to just start calling this behavior for what it is.