Look at what's happening to Michael Bloomberg. Sure, it's taken about two feet of plow-stopping snow to get New Yorkers to turn on their leader (as opposed to the relatively few inches that helped topple Greg Nickels here in Seattle). But the sense of political peril is the same:

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg accepted responsibility Wednesday for the city’s response to a crippling snowstorm, pledging to have every street plowed by morning and then to figure out why his administration’s cleanup efforts were inadequate.

Confidential to Mike McGinn: Next time it snows, Twitter.