With two days to the event, yet another high-profile guest is boycotting the South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade due to its anti-gay policies. But it's not exactly a normal boycott.
It's not the first dust-up for the embattled 2014 parade. In September, city officials quarreled over hosting duties of the event's annual morning breakfast, before choosing Haitian-American State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry. She'll be the first-ever non-Irishman to host the meal, The Boston Globe reports.