They said he couldn't do.
There is no way a 21-year-old, turning 22, could defeat an incumbent mayor with years of political experience. And there was no way the city of Holyoke was ever going to be as good as it had been.
While technically the company is within its rights, Markey doesn't see it as truly serving the area. The cable company has a monopoly over service to the areas and Markey believes for places like the Berkshires, both Albany and Massachusetts stations are required to really serve the people.