For city mayors, it's all about snow removal. (Who can forget Bill Hudnut riding a plow during the Great Blizzard?)
Former Indy mayor Stephen Goldsmith, now a deputy mayor in New York City, is being raked over the coals by a whole host of detractors (from the media to the city council) about his handling of the recent snowfall in the Big Apple. (For example, he was home in his Washington, DC, townhouse at the time.)
In a piece headlined "Blizzard Teaches Bloomberg’s Big-Idea Man About Sweating the Small Stuff", New York Times reporter David Chen assesses Goldsmith's tenure. Read it all online.