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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Delegate Warns Of 'Black Youth Mobs'

McDonough urges 'no-travel zone' at Inner Harbor

A Baltimore County delegate said Wednesday that the governor should send in the Maryland State Police to control "roving mobs of black youths" at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, prompting a colleague to label the message "race-baiting.

"Del. Patrick L. McDonough, a Republican whose district includes part of Harford County, distributed a news release with the headline: "Black Youth Mobs Terrorize Baltimore on Holidays."

In it, McDonough said he had sent a letter to Gov. Martin O'Malley urging him to use the state police to help prevent attacks and to declare the Inner Harbor area a "no-travel zone" until safety can be guaranteed.

McDonough's message, which came on the last day of a General Assembly special session, offended some colleagues who thought it gratuitously highlighted the issue of race.



Anonymous said...

Why can't we 'gratuitously highlight the issue of race' when it IS groups of black youths that have become (or always were) the real problem??? You better believe that when any person of color does something RIGHT we all clamor to splash their race all over the place.

Just call the kettle was it is and stop 'protecting' everyone with sensitive terms that only deter our thoughts on the actions and do nothing to stop the ACTIONS which are responsible for the 'race baiting'.

Anonymous said...

Just another success story about a city run by Democrats.