VIDEO: Al Sharpton runs interference for Ras Baraka as Newark water crisis drags on

NEWARK, N.J. – The “Reverend” Al Sharpton dropped into Newark this weekend to hand out water and, as is his practice, exploit a difficult situation (the water line crisis) for personal gain.

But Sharpton didn’t just promote himself; he also ran interference for Newark mayor Ras Baraka at a press conference.