Menino: ‘I Made A Mistake, I Apologize’ For ‘Blow Up Detroit’ Comment

September 4, 2013 2:00 PM
Menino: ‘I Made A Mistake, I Apologize’ For ‘Blow Up Detroit’ Comment
" HYDE PARK (CBS/AP) – Boston Mayor Tom Menino admitted Wednesday he used a poor choice of words to describe what he would do with the city of Detroit.

In a recent interview in the New York Times Magazine, Menino was asked where he would live if he could live in any other U.S. city. He said Detroit is a place he’d love to go.

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When asked what he would do in Detroit, he said, “I’d blow up the place and start all over. No, seriously, when it takes a police officer 90 minutes to answer a call, there’s something wrong with the system. Forty percent of the streetlights are out, most of the buildings are boarded up "

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