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To use the word “accountable” in conjunction with Mayor Thomas M. Menino is laughable in the extreme, because if there’s one thing that this guy is not, it’s accountable.
Letters to the Boston editor, October 16, 2009
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| October 16, 2009
Burn, baby, burn
The Phoenix opposed President Barack Obama's efforts to help Chicago win the 2016 Summer Olympics on the grounds that doing business with the International Olympic Committee is always bad news for the host community.
The Olympics, zipper-gate, stimulus money, and why Coakley must investigate City Hall
| October 09, 2009
Disclosure: not a dirty word
The City Hall e-mail scandal that has scored headlines in recent weeks exemplifies Mayor Thomas Menino's antagonistic — almost contemptuous — attitude toward public accountability.
Menino's shame and Kerry's blunder. Plus, Olympic follies.
| October 02, 2009
Menino's junked mail
Two years ago, when I wrote a column griping about the Boston media's apathy-inducing disinterest in city politics, Boston Globe metro editor Brian McGrory told me his paper had given the lackluster 2007 elections as much coverage as they deserved, b
The Globe ratchets up the intensity in Boston's mayoral race. Plus, the Times Co. gets some love from the Globe newsroom and BU books blowhard Bill O'Reilly.
| September 18, 2009
Free for all
Striking parallels emerge between the upcoming mayor's race and the historic race of 1983.
Is Mayor Menino getting White-washed? Plus, Sam Yoon's not-so-friendly skies
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| December 10, 2008
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