Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in
their natural habitats.
Within an hour-and-a-half of the announcement that Mitt Romney was swinging through Roxbury - scheduled to talk about blah blah blah and whatever other bullshit at Middlesex Truck & Coach on Gerard Street - dozens of protesters showed up to holler at their former governor's motorcade. MassUniting was on the scene decked in their trademark orange t-shirts.
video above was researched, filmed, and edited by the students and
faculty at Press Pass TV, where young people from the Boston area do
the sort of badass reporting than the suckers on our local television
stations won't do. The clip features many of the same subjects who
the Phoenix spoke with
for our Walmart story, and in some cases shows those people
elaborating on their positions.
didn’t call this morning’s press conference at his Dudley Square district office to talk
about media harassment, like he did this past Monday outside City Hall.
Instead, he came “to talk about media incompetence.”
But before he
got to spanking those of us who have been reaming him in editorials, Turner
reiterated his innocence: “I don’t have the slightest fear that I’ll spend one
day in jail,” he said.