Wednesday evening, David S. Bernstein broke the news that Boston Mayor Thomas Menino won’t run for another term. Bernstein was the politics reporter for the Boston Phoenix, which abruptly shut down earlier this month.
He broke the news via his Twitter account.
Past 24 hours I’ve been hearing that Menino is informing key people he is NOT running for re-elect. UNABLE TO CONFIRM – but nobody will deny
— David S. Bernstein (@dbernstein) March 27, 2013
That tweet kicked off what appeared to be an interesting evening for Bernstein: