Sheila Dixon, the former mayor who left office after pleading guilty to embezzlement in an ethics scandal, alludes to her sin and hoped-for redemption right at the start of her first campaign video. (With a lot more stress on the redemption part.)
“Here’s the thing about Baltimore,” she says, in the voice-over for the minute-and-a-half spot released today.
“When you get knocked down, somebody is there to help you up. This is a city of second chances.”