Rick Snyder is not Scott Walker. Both of them are repulsive in their own right, and each of their states would be considerably better off with them gone, but there are some significant differences.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is going on a deregulation spree ostensibly to create jobs, even though the CBO clearly laid out that deregulation does not create jobs.
Republicans decided that the people of Michigan should not be allowed to vote on the Emergency Manager law because the size of the font on the petition. Seriously.
Despite scoring a recent major victory, opponents of Michigan's Emergency Manager law had their efforts to get a repeal measure on the ballot blocked by Republicans on the Board of State Canvassers.
It is no exaggeration to say that Michigan's emergency manager laws are a threat to democracy, and the chance to repeal them faces an uncertain future
If Romney wins in November, urban communities around the country will be forced into dependency by hateful Republicans. If Obama loses, Detroit is a preview of things to come.
House Republicans are trying to place a provision in the payroll tax cut extension that would cut benefits for millions, including unemployed Republicans.