Comparing the Globe, BBJ
coverage, it smells like maybe there are elements of other factions in the city who who are driving this pushback? Rojas' concern about local voices still being represented, Ted Landsmark's lauding of
NIMBY kvetching and extortion
community process...seems like several groups of people wanted to give Wu and Jemison a black eye, here. It's also worth remembering that plenty of developers seem to have been fans of the devil they know versus the devil they don't, if you think back to how they reacted to Wu's candidacy and how she touted the idea of rezoning the city on the campaign trail.