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Baltimore police should investigate drunken theater goer who yelled 'Heil Hitler'

Baltimore police should investigate drunken theater goer who yelled 'Heil Hitler'

In the balcony of Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre last week, during intermission of a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof,” a man began shouting “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump.”

Audience member Rich Scherr said “people started running, I’ll be honest, I was waiting to hear a gunshot. I thought, ‘Here we go.’” Mr. Scherr feared a repeat of the recent slaughter at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue. His fears were reasonable, given the FBI’s recent arrest of a man who said on social media that the Pittsburgh shootings were “a dry run" and that "there was more to come."

Yet the Baltimore Police — claiming to be straitjacketed by the First Amendment — did nothing except...

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