Not content to be called a laughing stock by his own constituency, Boston mayor and opponent of reason Thomas Menino has decided that the best course of action now is to pursue a ban on guerrilla marketing.
As Techdirt points out, this is stupid on many, many levels, not the least of which is intent. The two men they’ve arrested over this promotion are charged with a felony, charges that were rightly mocked by the accused themselves.
Turner even gave the city a huge way out of this, offering to pay up to $1 million for the costs associated with the breathless fear mongering the city whipped up.
Is there no one in the mayor or governor’s offices that can talk them off this path? Do they not understand the level of idiocy this has reached?