The Sun On The Ball

That guy John Fritze? He’s a really good reporter. Here’s his take on “what it all – Baltimore – means” to the presidential and Senate races.

The death of Gray, a black man who suffered a spinal-cord injury in police custody, and the subsequent protests and riots, gave Clinton an opportunity to speak on an issue that one of her potential challengers — former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor Martin O’Malley — has long had to himself: police strategy.

On the Senate race:

Racial tension in criminal justice and Gray’s case specifically have also become a factor in the contest to replace retiring Maryland Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.

Go read, good stuff, etc.