Too often, the tough questions have gone unasked. Why did Gov. Larry Hogan kill the Red Line in 2015, and why did city officials and legislators not push harder for the project? Why did crucial cooperation between police and the state Department of Parole and Probation fall away in recent years? What, exactly, is the state’s attorney’s office doing to combat the rise in violence? Why did so many power brokers, from business leaders to Johns Hopkins University leaders, keep backing Catherine Pugh until the Healthy Holly scandal, positioning her for re-election despite ample signs of failed leadership?