The most chilling episode in Richard Whitmire’s biography of Michelle Rhee occurs near the end, when Rhee says to a PBS camera crew, “I’m going to fire somebody in a little while. Do you want to see that?” Of course they did, and they taped the chancellor of the District of Columbia public schools firing a principal. The victim’s face was not shown, but the episode revealed a woman who relishes humiliating those who have the misfortune to work for her.
The irony of all of the Rhee stuff is that when the true accountability moment arrives and it becomes clearer and clearer that the test score gains achieved under her reign were due to cheating, not her educational expertise, she tries to dodge accountability for herself, first by blaming the "enemies of reform" for the scandal, then teachers and principals.
But never herself, oh no.
Like Cathie Black who played the vagina card and blamed her failure as New York City schools chancellor on sexism and misogyny (NOTE to Ms. Black: The criticism you took as schools chancellor had NOTHING to do with your genitals and EVERYTHING to do with your lack of interest in education issues and your lack of experience in schools), Michelle Rhee never misses an opportunity to hold other people accountable for alleged sins and transgressions while avoiding all accountability for herself (and her sex offender fiance.)
The accountability movement delights in accountability for other people, but never themselves.
And they definitely seem to delight in humiliating others - all in the name of "accountability."