Baltimore is now paying the price for irresponsible words and actions, not only by young thugs in the streets, but also by its mayor and the state prosecutor, both of whom threw the police to the wolves, in order to curry favor with local voters.
Its very difficult to discuss racial issues in America because every conversation tends to devolve down into some hostile version of, Thats racist vs. No, its not -- and nothing ever gets accomplished.
Is there any way to reverse the trend to ever more intrusive, bossy government? Things have gotten to such a pass, argues Charles Murray, that only civil disobedience might -- might -- work.
Over the course of the last half-century, the media has botched its coverage of numerous high profile crimes.