And rightly so, we think. Robert Bobb, the esteemed former Oakland city manager who has returned to whip the city's finances into shape, gets two thumbs up from the Chron columnist today. Johnson, who has been hammering Dellums for sleepwalking through the first eighteen months of his tenure, now praises the mayor for recognizing he's out of his depth and needs help. He's also looking forward to learning what financial improprieties Bobb will uncover when he starts turning over rocks in City Hall. "It's going to really fun to watch," he writes.