On Tuesday, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing accused his Boston counterpart of insensitivity for the statements included in an interview in the New York Times Magazine.
In the interview, 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. 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 "
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