What a long, strange trip it’s been!
Quibble with the means to his ends all you want, but the most polarizing politician in recent Worcester history sure knew how to stir up support and keep his name in the headlines before his bizarre decision to exit stage left.
He abruptly abandoned a platform — and ardent group of backers — that two years earlier made him a legitimate challenger to Mayor Petty. Voters, clearly, have had enough of his antics.
Hitch thinks he’ll still be missed, though.
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