AMERICA’S EXPERT DAVID SIMON LAYS BARE ROOTS OF TRAGIC EVENTS
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To truly understand the recent strife in Baltimore, one need consult only America’s foremost expert on the thoroughly corrupt criminal justice system in that city.
Former Baltimore Sun police reporter and acclaimed television producer David Simon almost predicted an explosion of resentment in Baltimore in his acclaimed five-season HBO dramatic series The Wire.
Just before Baltimore erupted in flames, in a conversation with President Obama on March 26, 2015, Simon nailed the problem and offered the solution: end the “war on drugs” immediately and redirect all the resources to treatment, job training and economic reindustrialization.