Voter interest

Happy Thursday.

Rattlesnakes in the Blue Hills?!? Next thing you know we’ll have reports of bears roaming around the south shore.

In 1983, when Mel King and Ray Flynn survived the runoff for mayor, the city was smaller by about 100,000 people. But in that election, 60,000 more people voted than in this week’s preliminary. Could this be due to voter indifference or is something else going on. Michael Jonas ran the numbers and talked to some close observers of the political scene to get a sense of what’s going on behind the scenes and what it might mean for the general election.

George W Bush didn’t leave the Republican party. The Republican party left him.

Millennials get a bad rep from boomers. Boomers ruined the world, according to Millennials. Where will it all end? Maybe we should just all gang up on Gen X and call it a day.

And George Church wants to bring back wooly mammoths, al la Jurassic Park. You know… it’s not nice to fool with Mother Nature.

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