With his final term in his long-held position as the mayor of Boston winding down, Thomas M. Menino spoke with The New York Times Magazine about his lifestyle, the Boston Marathon bombings, and city he’s helped lead for the past 20 years.
The Q and A published on Friday started with a question about Menino’s reputation as a “workhorse” and someone who has become embedded in Boston.
“Well, a mayor has to be a workhorse,” Menino said in the interview. “You can’t be a show horse, because people depend on you. We see our constituents every day. You go buy a newspaper, go to a coffee shop, buy gas for our car — you see them.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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