Questions have been raised surrounding several no-bid contracts that New York intends to award Wireless Generation, the company that Rupert Murdoch bought immediately after Joel Klein announced he would run Murdoch's new online learning division.
The task awaiting Obama was massive. And yet, there is a rush to decide how he's doing after 100 days. Donnie Walsh gets two years to revive the Knicks, but the president only gets 100 days to fix the country?
If he can infuse the huge federal engine with bite-sized, doable tasks that all link together somehow, he will be a mystery reformer -- a relatively low-key, undramatic force that renews and redirects an ineffective establishment.