In this era of “change,” should
|No. Not because of the job he did or didn’t do, but because of the many years he’s held office. Being in office that long gives a person a sense of entitlement, and when that happens, the opinions of the people don’t carry as much weight.
|I think he’s out of touch with the neighborhoods. In the beginning, he was there for the people. He was in touch and kept his word, but now he seems very distant and out of touch. He seems power hungry to me.
|No. I liked Menino as mayor, but people change when in office too long. The only one who can hold office without the change of time is God.
||George Hampton Sr.
Pastor and Businessman
|I think Tom Menino’s mayoral season has come to an end. He’s done a lot of good things for the city, but in the current climate, we need new blood, new vision, new leadership that reflects the concerns of a new economic base rebuilding the American economy.
|I think he should, but there should be available options for people, like [City Councilor-at-Large Sam] Yoon, [City Councilor-at-Large Michael] Flaherty, et. al., to give people other options to choose.
Assistant V.P., Mt. Washington Bank
|I believe it’s time for someone new. Every time when [the] election comes around for the mayor’s position, it seems like nobody wants the job.