In June of 2021, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby tweeted an article that extolled Baltimore’s murder rate. “As homicides dramatically increase across the nation, a question has emerged as to why Baltimore City is an exception,” the article begins. “What are we doing right in Baltimore that other places are not doing?” Mosby tweeted the opening paragraph. The tweet exposed an unconscionable lack of empathy, not least because Baltimore’s great claim to fame is that it held its already high murder rate steady. Since Mosby was elected State’s Attorney, Baltimore’s murder rate has increased from 34 per 100,000 to a high of 58.6 . The State’s Attorney that oversaw the creation of this unhallowed killing field was practically bragging that in 2021, the murder rate had declined—thanks to an infinitesimal reduction, from 58.6 per 100,000 to 57.1 per 100,000. This still left Baltimore the city with the fourth-highest murder rate in the country. What a thing to brag about. Sadly, Mosby is no aberration. American progressives have been shockingly blasé about the crime wave, denying it as Right wing hysteria designed to make them look bad. “I want to say that any amount of harm is unacceptable and too much,… Read full this story
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