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Sounds like Huey Long in Louisiana back in the day

I know I just quoted Charlie Pierce in the last post. But he's very quotable. In Esquire Politics Blog 01/05/2012, he reports:To sum up: The governor of Michigan has been granted the power to suspend unilaterally the democratically elected government of any city based on criteria that he alone can determine. He will then install a crony to run the place, generally at a higher salary than the mayor whom the governor has chosen to replace.
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