Respected Miami attorney H.T. Smith, a member of the superintendent search committee, dismisses Arza's comments as being "like a Chinese language I don't comprehend." Arza, he insists, will have no effect on the committee's recommendation.
"Unbelievable!" remarks another member of the committee. "Who does this guy think he is?"
Photos by Steve Satterwhite
Three characters in the Miami education soap opera
(from top): Schools superintendent Merrett Stierheim,
lobbyist Ron Book, and school board member Frank