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Dirty tricks in Michigan

Some remarkable reporting from Rachel Maddow and her team on how the Republicans who control Michigan’s House of Representatives are circumventing the state’s constitution and using emergency powers by pretending to have a supermajority they don’t really possess. Things get really shocking about 9:20. [Some of the content in this entry could not be displayed on this device.
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