Victory for free markets!
So the Mayor of Boston, channeling his inner Captain Renault, is shocked – shocked! – to find that Boston's taxi industry is a rigged and pitiless racket.
If Hollywood remade "The Graduate" and set it in 1980, the one word the businessman would have for Dustin Hoffman's character wouldn't be "plastics." It'd be "medallions."
Have you ever met a sharecropper? If you’ve been in a taxi in Boston — or any major US city — the answer is almost surely yes.