Video: Mayor Menino spoofs budget process

menino tom menino spoof budget
Mayor Thomas Menino orders a budget … in 24 hours.
Credit: City of Boston

Mayor Thomas Menino submitted his proposed $2.6 billion budget Wednesday.

His team also apparently made a video to spoof the process.

It’s not the first spoof video Menino has appeared in and it seems like an acting career could be in the cards for the 70-year-old mayor after his relinquishes the post at the end of the year … or maybe not.

The video can be watched below:

FY14 Budget Trailer from City of Boston on Vimeo.

Follow Michael Naughton on Twitter @metrobosmike.


News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
Local

Suspected Manhattan sucker puncher in police custody: NYPD

The blond attacker whose punch left a man in Midtown Manhattan with a skull fracture is in police custody.

Local

Rikers captain, two officers indicted for beating of…

A captain and two officers at Rikers have been indicted for allegedly beating an inmate and trying to cover it up.

Local

Comedian George Carlin has street renamed after him…

“George Carlin Way” will be located between West 121st Street and Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue.

National

Did Kate Moss destroy her ex-boyfriend's beloved teddy…

After their break-up in 2007, Doherty claims, Moss was so filled with rage for her former lover that she set fire to his childhood teddy bear.

Movies

Interview: Andy Serkis on becoming Caesar in 'Dawn…

Andy Serkis talks about the motion-capture technology that allows him to deliver a subtle performance as CGI chimp Caesar in the new "Planet of the Apes."

Movies

The Breakthrough: Paul Eenhoorn and Earl Lynn Nelson…

The new indie "Land Ho!" introduces actor Paul Eenhoorn and surgeon-turned-actor Earl Lynn Nelson to a wide audience. Meet them here.

Television

Emmy nominations honor TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Television newcomers "True Detective," a crime drama from HBO, and "Orange is the New Black," a dark prison comedy from Netflix,…

Television

Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly announce Emmy nominations

This morning, Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly got up bright and early to announce the nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards, scheduled to air August 25 at 8 p.m.

World Cup

Argentina prevails in penalties, advances to final

The drama never seems to subside as the World Cup finally has its final two.

MLB

A Joffrey Ballet dancer threw the most beautiful…

http://youtu.be/Hg61JOZJrYM?t=29s While asked to throw a first pitch at a baseball game can be a treacherous and/or embarrassing experience (see Cent, 50), sometimes everything can…

World Cup

World Cup semifinals preview: Holland vs. Argentina

The second semifinal pits another South American soccer power against a European one.

MLB

MLB power rankings: Athletics cement spot on top,…

The Athletics cement spot on top of our MLB power rankings with a huge trade, while L.A. teams follow.

Travel

Amsterdam is known for sex and drugs, but…

Amsterdam is arguably best known for its red light district and cannabis coffee shops, but the city on the banks of the Amstel River is…

Wellbeing

What eye symptoms need emergency attention?

Many people experience temporary eye-related problems such as pink eye (conjunctivitis) from a cold virus or a scratched cornea resulting from an object coming into…

Wellbeing

Sugar isn't making anyone's life more sweet

Not so sweet. Anne Alexander, author of “The Sugar Smart Diet,” tells us where sugar is hiding and how it’s making us sick. Bet that…

Wellbeing

This will take more years off your life…

  Obesity can cut life short by causing strokes and other illnesses, but a new study quantifies the toll: The most extreme cases cut a…