In this week's issue of the Boston Phoenix -- in print tomorrow, online now -- I have an article looking at what's at stake for Tom Menino in the upcoming preliminary election. Sure, he's going to cruise to victory, and a spot on the final ballot. But what will it take for the city to decide that Menino is unbeatable, and let him coast to November; and what will it take for the city to decide that he's beatable, and give him a real fight? The answer may be a simple number: 50%.
Read it here:
Menino's 50 Percent Solution: The incumbent mayor is going to cruise through the upcoming preliminary. So why
does his campaign seem to be taking it so seriously?