Kwame could have been purer than Caesar’s wife and Detroit would still have gone belly up. Lots of others contributed and over a long period of time: elected officials, public leeches, all added to the mess that is Detroit.
Dave Bing isn’t corrupt and actually could have done some good but he’s just too old and feeble for the fight.
Maybe so, maybe no.
The corruption of the mayor and the city council (who should ALL be in jail with him) not only skimmed off a lot of money but they also prevented new money from coming in.