yeah, Obama has avoided Kwame since the scandals broke last year (your clip is from May 2007 way before scandal errupted). Kwame had quite <a href="">the list</a> of accomplishments for a sucky city before he effed everything up and disgraced himself and his city:<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>Balanced Detroits budget to avoid receivership<br>Organized the Transformation Growth Comittee - which is a big reason why Detroit has had so much revitalization downtown.<br>Organized the Office of Neighborhood Commercial Revitalization- which is working on the improvement of 8 detroit areas including improvement on lighting, streetscaping, and facade.<br>Detroit 12 yr tax abatement- which gives Detroit residences a break on their taxes for the first 12 yrs. This has really pushed the property sales in Detroit.<br>Worked with Ella Bully Cummings to restructure our police force in order to reduce payroll and put more police on the beat than ever before.<br>He also has a small business Detroit support initiative.<br>Kilpatrick negotiated an overhaul of Cobo Convention Center, set for next year.<br>He also has a highly anticipated economic stimulus package coming out.<p><hr></blockquote><p>but the dude squandered everything. and this video is making the rounds on right-wing websites. good find.<br><br>--<br>[color:red] Kansas Jayhawks -- 2008 National Champions </font color=red>