The City-State of Boston

Here’s my essay from Cognoscenti, February 6, 2014

Author Anita Diamant recently wrote in Cognoscenti about how, even though she lives in Newton, she was proud and happy to welcome Boston’s new mayor into office. And the trolls descended! How dare a Newton resident call herself a Bostonian?, the commenters cried. 

Typical.

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