Jeffery Allen, the City of Miami's newest commissioner, has only been in office since October 1, when he was appointed to the seat by three of his colleagues amid a political circus. It's too early to tell what kind of advocate he will be for District 5, which encompasses the city's poorest areas, including Overtown, Model City, and Little Haiti. But already Allen has mastered an arrogant disdain for the fourth estate usually observed in politicians of much longer tenure. Allen apparently believes he should not deign to answer the more impertinent questions about his background, such as: "So who... More >>>