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Carving up Schaefer’s legacy for their own gain

As my Romanian grandmother would say, his body isn’t cold yet — and now this. A week after the elegant funeral for legendary Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor and comptroller William Donald Schaefer, local politicians and civic leaders have wasted no time carving up his legacy for their own gain. It’s caused a spectacle and a "dawg fight," as my Southern grandmother would say. The scrapping started Sunday when Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake penned an opinion piece for The Baltimore Sun, grinding out her stance that  current legal challenges hamstringing some of the mega development projects are bad for Baltimore’s future.

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