O’Malley a Loser in War on Law and Order

When Martin O’Malley turned up in Baltimore yesterday he received an unexpectedly cool welcome in the city he served as mayor for eight years. O’Malley built a reputation as a tough-on-crime liberal during his time as mayor before becoming Maryland’s governor. O’Malley cut short a trip to Europe to come home to Baltimore during the current crisis. But the man who has been giving every indication that he plans to run to the left of Hillary Clinton found that his exemplary record in making Baltimore safer is no longer a political asset among Democrats, even in his hometown. Instead of being praised for the gesture or given credit for his past efforts on behalf of public safety, O’Malley may now understand that the leftward tilt of his party puts any politician who backed tough police measures in jeopardy.

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O’Malley a Loser in War on Law and Order

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