The other day at Harvard, Boston Globe Editor Brian McGrory explained to a group of solons-in-training at the Kennedy School of Government that, despite cutbacks over the last decade, the Globe remains a vital source of “accountability journalism."
As if on cue, metro columnist Adrian Walker served up a splendid example of the accountability genre in the next day’s paper. Walker heralded the Reverends Bruce Wall and Eugene Rivers for presenting French transit firm Keolis, a subsidiary of the French-government-owned SNCF, an “invoice” for $105,000.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says Boston should have a vote on the proposed Revere and Everett casinos, and that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission doesn't have the authority to determine whether or not Boston is a "host community" for the abutting casino developments.
Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis break down the strategy.
Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein break down the state Republican party's bleak road ahead after Bernstein's Insider Poll cast a pall over the party's chances in upcoming elections.
Also, our crack team analyzed President Barack Obama's appearance on Between Two Ferns, and distilled and appropriated certain elements therefrom to duplicate that video's traffic. Hold onto your hats.
In our inaugural Hiberno-Scrum, Adam Reilly poses the question: By trying to get the organizers of the St. Patrick's Day parade to allow LGBT marchers, did he mistakenly given them an outsize platform?
Peter Kadzis and David Bernstein come into the parlor to discuss.