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O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]
O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]

Gov. Martin O'Malley, a presidential hopeful, has taken on yet another "pop issue," proposing that we provide foster care to several thousand unaccompanied Central American minors, lest they be sent to "certain death." He has also championed abolition of capital punishment and the establishment of gay marriage, the Dream Act, and tax credits and fueling stations for electric vehicles whose technology is not ready for prime time. Is this latest pronouncement that of an instinctive demagogue or of a thoughtful statesman? Let us see. First, as to "certain death." The annual homicide rate in Honduras, highest in the world, is 90.4 per 100,000 people. In San...