I was sworn to secrecy by my snitch at Brigham and Women’s because of its unprecedented sensitivity. Apologies to the Mayor and his family for what I’m about to do. I know they wanted to announce this themselves and in their own way.
And apologies to my snitch. This is just something my psyche won’t let me keep to myself. It’s a game changer. Besides you will not be found out.
Okay, here it is. Get ready.
Tom and Angela didn’t go to Italy for a vacation. And the reasons given for his hospital stay are for cover only.
Take a deep breath people. Here it is.
When we last saw him he was Tom Menino. When we see him next he will be Tina Menino.
That’s right! Sex change operation.
Italy was for the pre-op, and to check out the fashions.
Angela was heard saying, “Ahhh, what are ya gonna do? Once his mind is made up she doesn’t change it.”
Dot Joyce has been secretly bringing him in dresses and women’s underwear and stuff as he discovers more of his feminine side. There’s also some A-1 hair and make-up people working hard to help the mayor find the right look.
Right now according to my spy, the mayor has settled on look best described as a cross between Susan Boyle and Tootsie.
Mayor Tina Menino.
According to the political experts this move will only make him stronger next time around. He now picks up a greater portion of the women vote and Emily’s list will start pumping in some dough.