Boston Mayor Says He’d ‘Blow Up’ Detroit And Start Over

Props to Mayor Menino for his good taste in urban renewal. 

DETROIT (WWJ) – The mayor of Boston is drawing criticism for recent comments he made about Detroit.

In an interview with the New York Times, Mayor Thomas Menino was asked if he could live in any other city in America other than Boston, where would he choose.

He at first said he’d never thought of living in any other city, but then added: “Detroit is a place I’d love to go.”

When the reporter asked Menino what he’d do in Detroit, the mayor responded: ”I’d blow up the place and start all over.”

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