Nathan J. Blanchet writes: Brian McGrory’s concerns about Mayor Menino’s automotive mental health should be reconsidered using McGrory’s own perspective from his excellent series on Liberty Mutual. Just as the mahogany in Liberty Mutual’s executive suite represents a luxury for the few (i.e., executives) at a cost to the many (i.e., policy-holders), so do cars represent a luxury for relatively few drivers at a cost to the many walkers, bicyclists, bus riders, and air-breathers in our increasingly dense downtown.
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