But the Herald thought it warranted the front page to announce a mutual admiration society between upset Hub jakes and Michael Flaherty.
“Public safety should not be an issue of politics. The mayor will continue to push for drug and alcohol testing, civilianized mechanics and other reforms necessary in the fire department, regardless of the bullying tactics of Local 718,” Menino spokeswoman Dot Joyce said.
Funny, I didn't hear him complaining when local 718 endorsed him for mayor in 2007... Public safety shouldn't be a political issue? I don't suppose education or the budget should be political either...
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There was no mayor's race in 2007. Public Safety should be a huge issue along with schools and creating jobs. We need a change because it is not getting any better and we need new ideas.