MONTREAL – Mayor Marty Walsh has met the terms of his friendly wager with Montreal mayor Denis Coderre: a Montreal Canadiens’ flag is flying at the City Hall in Boston.
Walsh took to Twitter to prove that his end of the deal had been kept.
— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) May 21, 2014
But his tweet has erupted a firestorm of criticism on social media.
“It’s tiny!!!! Should of required minimal size for flag,” said Seb Gagne in Montreal.
“Could Boston City Hall have used a smaller flag?” asked another Habs fan, Matt in Halifax.
— Matt in HFX (@HFXHabs) May 21, 2014
While another noted: “LMAO, so tiny”:
— rb (@04robs_) May 21, 2014
Another pundit suggested that the “puny Habs flag” would coin a new term: “Walshing on a bet.”
However, Montreal mayor Denis Coderre didn’t seem to think size mattered, tweeting a quick thanks in response to Mayor Walsh’s announcement.
@marty_walsh thank you Marty. See you soon at Mtl :)
— DenisCoderre (@DenisCoderre) May 21, 2014
What do you think? Does size really matter?
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