After punch-out threat, time for new election setup in Philly?

Last week, the chairwoman of the City Commissioners in Philadelphia threatened to punch out a reporter who asked about her daughter being forced into retirement by an ethics scandal. On today’s It’s Our Money podcast, we take a step back and ask: Should the City Commissioners exist in the first place? Why, exactly, do we elect the people who run elections?

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