They have a chance now to choose a worthy successor to Abraham with fresher, better ideas to fight crime in their city. His name is SETH WILLIAMS, and The Inquirer recommends him to Democratic voters in their party's May 17 primary.
Evidence also piles up that Abraham has lost her edge administratively. Critics suggest that the best and brightest don't seek to work in her office anymore.
Abraham cares about Philadelphia. That shows in the way she tours neighborhoods with crime-prevention ideas. But she has spent too much of her time and her political capital bashing judges and throwing the book inappropriately at political protesters. It's time for a change. Seth Williams arrives right on time.
Sunday, May 08, 2005