Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of profiles of Democratic candidates for governor.
If Ben Jealous is not elected governor of Maryland, it won’t be because he played it safe.
Consider: Jealous wants to make Maryland the first state to adopt its own single-payer health care system. He wants to reduce the state’s prison population by 30 percent. He wants tuition-free education at its public colleges and universities.
And that’s just to start.
The goals being set by the former NAACP president — one of seven major Democrats vying to take on Republican...