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Maryland's leaders failed to act promptly
Maryland's leaders failed to act promptly

Speaking only for myself, I'm appalled. The shame of damage to Baltimore, its reputation and future extends beyond wreckage strewn streets and injured people in blue. In the 35 years that I've been involved in media, communications consulting and college teaching, I have never seen a more lethargic response than that by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Gov. Larry Hogan ("Mondawmin Mall, businesses around city damaged in rioting," April 28). When disaster strikes — and Monday's rioting was a disaster — people need to know that their leaders will act quickly on their behalf. That did not happen here. Instead of leadership that reflects the situational...

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