A Few Short Local Notes

--In the context of running one of the largest parts of the city government, not to mention a key component of first-response capabilities, "loosey-goosey" strikes me as perhaps somewhat inadequate.

--Tufts snags the governor for its ante in the annual Commencement Speaker Wars. Too bad MIT got there first

--Memo to Jim Spencer: when your guy is running on transparency in government, do not refer to FOIA requests as "irritating." 

--It appears that Seattle police chief Gil Kerlikowske will be Obama's drug czar. Three years ago, he was my #2 recommendation for Boston to hire as police commissioner. Oddly, Mayor Tom did not take my sage advice in that article.

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