The Wire

‘The Wire’ Creator Demolishes Baltimore Crime Myths Pushed by Martin O’Malley

Just as Martin O’Malley, Baltimore’s Democrat ex-mayor, prepares to announce a run for the White house, he faces devastating and detailed criticism for his role in creating the mess in Baltimore from a noted expert on the city: David Simon, reporter, author, and creator of the seminal HBO crime drama The Wire.

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