It's OK if op-ed contributor Marta Mossburg doesn't like Gov.
According to the dictionary, a thug is a cruel or vicious ruffian, robber or murderer. Yet there is no evidence of anything like that in Ms. Mossburg's description of the governor. If there were, he would be facing felony charges.
Ms. Mossburg's three main arguments are unconvincing. In fact, most people probably would agree with Mr. O'Malley that we've been better served by a representative democracy than by plebiscites. If we were ruled by plebiscite, the South might still be segregated.
Moreover, the quip about a house falling on
So who's the bully here? Governor O'Malley, like all of us, is imperfect. But he continues to serve Maryland well.
Caroline S. Ingles, Baltimore