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From a reader re: our contention that Boston was being typecast by reality TV producers as a town of drunken thumb-breakers: "Why is it that pushing the white working class out of the city is celebrated ... Can you even imagine the national outcry if something similar were said about the benefits of gentrification pushing the black working class out of Roxbury/Dorchester, or the illegal-immigrant class out of Eastie, Chelsea, etc.? There'd be a 'national conversation'..." [Curbed Boston]