I’m not sure why my colleagues and I have been tirelessly hustling and sleeping as few hours as citywide candidates this election season, since the public seems to not give a damn. This past evening’s debate at Faneuil Hall was not even televised, yet the auditorium was literally half-empty. (Maybe the masses tuned in to the WTKK broadcast, though, to quote Boston’s greatest furniture commercial of all-time, “I doubt it.
As recently suggested by Boston Phoenix political reporter David S. Bernstein, mayoral candidate Michael Flaherty "needs Sam Yoon's voters (to beat century-long incumbent Mayor Tom Menino), and to get them he needs Sam Yoon."
Well, it looks like that advice was acknowledged. If you squinted and read below the fold in today's Boston Globe Metro section, you might have seen this article about the former rivals teaming up to conquer Hizzoner.