It just may be the first honest campaign ad.
A tall, broad-shouldered man in a gray suit speaks directly to camera as he strides through Detroit.
Charlie Brooks is running for mayor.
And he wants to be clear: even with an emergency manager in charge, Brooks still believes the mayor's office plays a crucial role.
“I’ll take long vacations, so I can be well-rested. And each day at 4 p.m., I’ll bring tea to our [emergency manager]. Tea time!”