WAGs

America Keeps Electing Politicians Who Have Girlfriends

Nonclandestine ones, that is.

When Boston elected Marty Walsh as its next mayor last evening, it looked like nothing particularly demographically new: Irish-Catholic pol beats other Irish-Catholic pol elected in a town with a tradition of electing Irish-Catholic pols. But Walsh, in fact, is part of a newer coalition of politicians, as the writer Ruth Graham noted on Twitter. Like Michael Bloomberg and Andrew Cuomo, Walsh has a longtime girlfriend he's deeply committed to but sees no apparent need to marry.

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