Boston mayor under fire after sending list of critics and protesters to police

July 17, 2023

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, a Democrat, is facing criticism for “Nixonian tactics” after her administration admitted to creating a list of her most vocal critics and providing it to local authorities. Wu waves while marching in the Pride Parade in Boston, Mass., on June 10, 2023. Boston Mayor Michelle Wu faces criticism after her administration acknowledged that it created a list of her vocal critics and provided it to the police. Wu speaking at Boston City Hall event for Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey and Reverend Mariama White-Hammond on Nov. 11, 2022. David McGlynnSent via email from Wu’s former Director of Constituent Services Dave Vittorini to Boston Police Capt.