... Not with a mayoral race to be decided. Mark Stodola
is the latest to attempt to capitalize. His new ads apparently are designed to scare the pants off voters about Little Rock's murder rate, then offer voters the reassuring prospect of electing a man with crime-fighting credentials as a former prosecutor. Jesse Mason
has already staked out this issue with a hire-more-cops plank. Bill Walker
has talked crime, too, though mindful of his base, has talked with a velvet glove, blending enforcement with prevention. Ms. Graves?