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Kevin Cullen

Who’s in the driver’s seat in Boston’s cabs?

What would life be without conspiracy theories.

You know that there is somebody out there who might look at last week’s abrupt announcement by our fine mayor, Tom ­Menino, that he wasn’t ­going to run for reelection, coming just four days before the Globe ­began publishing a Spotlight Team expose that paints a very unflattering picture of his administration’s blind-as-a-bat oversight of the city’s taxi industry, and draw a certain inference.

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