He wears a boot on his head, once dumped glitter on an opponent during a debate, and wants to fund time travel research so he can go back and kill Baby Hitler. His name is Vermin Supreme, and he wants your vote in 2016.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh gave his second State of the City address Tuesday night at Symphony Hall. Afterward, the Scrum caught up with a bevy of political observers to get their take on what the mayor had to say--and what he decided to omit or gloss over.
The move by the Tufts Medical School faculty -- full-time, tenured doctors and researchers, not part-time adjuncts -- to unionize and affiliate with the S.E.I.U. could open a new chapter in the history of organized labor. And it's happening in our own backyard.
Here we are again: wrestling with the aftermath of a mass shooting in the United States. Adam Reilly, Peter Kadzis, and David Bernstein look at how policymakers struggle to respond, time and time again.