Mayor Marty Walsh and Tommy Chang, the superintendent of Boston Public Schools, have been facing plenty of scrutiny lately.

Financial lapses at BPS have recently come to light that seem, well, not criminal, but a little negligent. When compared to cities like Chicago, Baltimore or Philadelphia, municipal corruption in Boston is a minor issue.

Sure, Boston has had a scandal or two at City Hall in recent decades. There was the “missing” email scandal surrounding Michael Kineavy, one of Mayor Thomas Menino’s top aides. But that went nowhere. In retrospect, it seemed all to do about nothing.

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