Our feisty local tabloid plays Great Mentioner today in handicapping the potential field for next Boston mayor.
City power players: Our top picks
For the cheaters-deprived:
Inside the hall
City Councilor John R. Connolly
City Councilor Robert Consalvo
City Councilor Tito H. Jackson
City Councilor Michael P. Ross
City Councilor Felix G. Arroyo
City Councilor Charles Yancey
City Councilor Ayanna Pressley
City Council President Stephen J. Murphy
Outside the hall
State Rep. Martin J. Walsh
State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez
State Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz
Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley
Outside the box
U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch
Former U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II
Businessman/Philanthropist Jack Connors
Suffolk Construction CEO John F. Fish
In other words, everybody.
Except Boston Foundation president Paul Grogan.
Who at least gets a nod in today’s Boston Globe:
Through a spokesman, Boston Foundation president Paul Grogan said he has no plans to run for mayor.
Yes, and the hardworking staff has no plans for dinner tonight.
The thing is, Grogan’s been waiting in the mayoral wings for about a decade. It’s hard to believe he’ll pass up this golden opportunity to grab the gold ring.
Time will tell, as the bigfoot journalists say.