Nice to see that there are fiscally sane people in the Democratic party... but it also explains why they keep throwing him under the bus...

http://techcrunch.com/2012/09/10/mayor-booker-wants-to-hack-government-make-it-performance-based/

“It’s all about what you can measure in the private sector, and it should be in the public sector as well,” says Newark Mayor Booker, in a candidate discussion about how the government must adopt performance-based standards that define success in the marketplace. “We’ve got to find a way to drive towards real, true accountability.”