Best, Worst Ideas of 2007
The election, Ford's trial, Peete's plea, big games, news for sale, and more.
December 27, 2007 at 4:00AM
I don't think it's a good idea for anyone to serve five straight terms as mayor, but 42 percent of the people who voted in October thought otherwise. Underestimating Mayor Willie Herenton's political base was not a good idea, and neither was relying on polls to tell you to run against him in a three-way.