In the days following the Patriots Day bombs, I took to saying that we in Boston take only three things seriously: sports, politics, and revenge.
Some objected to the sound of that last part, but that’s because they didn’t understand what I meant.
That revenge part is not about violence or vengeance. It’s about not letting the bombers and those who think like them get to us.
Our revenge is to, as the Brits like to say, carry on.
And we have done that. Part of our revenge has been getting back to sports and politics. Our teams went back to business, and we went back to cheering them on.
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