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Thu Dec 6, 2018, 11:47 AM

Michigan evicted its Republicans. Now they want to vandalize it.


From the Detroit Free Press:



....(snip)....

[Scorched-earth strategy

If outgoing Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof (R-West Olive) and House Speaker Tom Leonard (R-DeWitt ) have their way, the three Democratic women poised to succeed Gov. Rick Snyder, Attorney General Bill Schuette and Secretary of State Ruth Johnson on Jan. 1 will inherit offices whose authority has been diminished by the GOP's legislative vandals.

The most conspicuous targets, so far, are incoming state Attorney General Dana Nessel, who beat Leonard, and Secretary of State-elect Jocelyn Benson.

Although the administration of state elections and the enforcement of campaign finance regulations are two of the secretary of state's principal duties, none of Benson's three Republican predecessors have shown much enthusiasm for reforms that would make it easier to vote or that would require dark money donors whose financial support plays an ever-expanding role in Michigan elections to disclose their identities.

Benson is an enthusiastic supporter of both initiatives which explains the Republican Legislature's haste to circumscribe her statutory authority before she takes office. ........(more)

https://www.freep.com/story/opinion/columnists/brian-dickerson/2018/12/06/michigan-republicans-want-vandalize-state-evicted-them-them/2215273002/



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Thu Dec 6, 2018, 11:49 AM

1. It's exactly like the lowlife tenants who finally get evicted

and trash the apartment on their way out. Same in Wisconsin.

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