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In his Globe column today:
When I talked with Miller a couple of weeks ago, as he was shutting the paper down, he declared that either of the mayorâ€™s primary challengers would be preferable to Menino.
Will the Menino-financed Banner say that in its pages? Will it endorse Sam Yoon or Michael Flaherty for mayor on the cityâ€™s dime?
An irony within the already apparent irony, even.
The Globe reports that Mayor Thomas Menino is willing to offer a $200,000 loan to the financially-troubled Bay State Banner, a weekly that focuses on the African American community and has displayed a hostility towards the mayor in recent months. Read more