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Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

Menino’s next job could taint his legacy

An honorary degree. The prospect of a coveted teaching post after he leaves elective office.

Harvard University sure knows how to flatter a guy — especially one with the power to launch or ground the university’s 10-year, multibillion-dollar master plan for a new Allston campus as he prepares to exit after 20 years as Boston’s mayor.

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