GREGG EASTERBROOK ON POWER OUTAGES: The Politics of Electricity. “Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley wants to run for president in 2016, but he can’t even deal with a dismal power utility in his home state. . . . Montgomery County, Maryland, is one of the nation’s bluest and wealthiest counties; its perennially awful power service raises the question of whether liberals can make the trains run on time.” Plus, corruption in the news media. . ..