As splendid reader Mike Barry so wisely predicted, it was only a matter of time until the machers at Store 2024 started paying to tell their side of the story. Especially after being poll-axed by WBUR last week, the Boston Olympniks needed some damage control in a hurry.
Thus, this (with special bonus Inexplicable Green Number):
That ran page 3 of the Boston Herald. On page 3 of the Globe’s Metro section, there was the same ad:
Our personal favorites?
Wait – weren’t we told those improvements were “all in place” before the 2024 Olympic bid was even a twinkle in John Fish’s eye? And then there’s this:
We’d very much like to see that poll, ’cause it sure don’t feel that way. (Anything you can tell us, No Boston Olympics?)
On the coverage front, meanwhile, the local dailies are running true to form today: The Globe is the preferred conduit for Boston 2024 (see this Page One piece), and the Herald is the Marty Walsh Gazette (Mayor now game for Olympics vote). Sorta like we said the other day.