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Douglas F. Gansler
Maryland attorney general, candidate hit for ignoring drinking teens
Maryland attorney general, candidate hit for ignoring drinking teens

In the annals of politicians behaving badly, Douglas F. Gansler, the Democratic attorney general of Maryland who is running for governor, is fast becoming a category of his own. Here’s a tip: When seeking the top elected position in a state, it’s probably not a good idea to show up at a wild, alcohol-fueled teenage party and simply take pictures. Just as it’s probably not a great idea to order your protection detail to break traffic laws as they transport you around the state. The latest brouhaha to envelop Gansler arrived in the form of a Baltimore Sun story Thursday.  It detailed Gansler’s attendance at the party held in June in nearby South Bethany, Del....

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