Keller @ Large: Voting Easier Than Following Red Sox

November 5, 2013 12:37 PM
Keller @ Large: Voting Easier Than Following Red Sox
" BOSTON (CBS) — Amazingly, open Boston mayoral elections are less frequent than Red Sox World Series runs.

And even though it seems not so many voters feel this way, a case can be made that what happens today is in the long run more meaningful than the new banner on Yawkey Way.

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Both John Connolly and Marty Walsh promise to try to fix failing public schools, an important job that will be complicated next year by the new assignment plan.

Both say they want to keep the city affordable for middle-class families.

Both vow to keep Boston open for business.

So, does it matter who wins?

Connolly claims Walsh will be too easy a mark for unions looking out for number one. We’re already an expensive place to live and work. Unaffordable contracts could mortgage the future, Detroit-style.

But Walsh says no worries, it takes a brother to reason with a brother "

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