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MSNBC Identifies True Culprit in Detroit Bankruptcy: Republicans, Of Course

sturner640 Wrote: Jul 22, 2013 12:25 PM
Detroit has been a one party town as long as I can remember. Republican obstructionism? Look buddy, no one but your low information Democrat voter is going to believe what you say. Unfortunately they won't understand the term obstructionism.
indy2012 Wrote: Jul 22, 2013 12:28 PM
they are probably trying to blame the current republican govenor, who has gone out of his way to help the city

Welcome to Fantasyland.  After decades of one-party rule, extreme fiscal mismanagement and urban rot, the city of Detroit filed for bankruptcy late last week -- the largest such municipal failure in US history.  Statistics tell the depressing story, a few of which Mark Steyn recapitulated in his weekend column:

By the time Detroit declared bankruptcy, Americans were so inured to the throbbing dirge of Motown’s Greatest Hits — 40 percent of its streetlamps don’t work; 210 of its 317 public parks have been permanently closed; it takes an hour for police to respond to a...