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Chill Pill: Jennifer Granholm Has a Howard Dean Moment at DNC

John3807 Wrote: Sep 08, 2012 1:14 AM
You would think the DNC would pick a governor whose policies actually benefited their state. Oh, I'm sorry, it's hard for them to find one.

Jennifer Granholm was Michigan governor from 2003-2011. During that time, the state experienced major economic decline, an unemployment level higher than the national average, and population loss. She was replaced by Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican elected in 2010. Michigan has since begun to see its greatest level of economic development in a decade. No one misses her.

Of course, failed economic policies weren't any kind of dealbreaker for a speaking slot at the DNC; in fact, one might say they were a requirement. And all's the better that her delivery is in the style of Howard...