Well, these pro-business magnates (or should I say, maggots) should have no problem respecting The Pottery Barn rule; as in--THEY broke it (Flint's water), so THEY should fix (as in pay for) it!
"DeVos-backed groups like the Mackinac Center for Public Policy were poised to help move his legislative agenda forward.
"Launched in 1987, the Mackinac Center is one of the nation's largest state-based, right-wing pressure groups promoting "free market," pro-business policies. It is an active member of the State Policy Network (SPN) and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), two important cogs in the Koch machine."
It's time that rich scum that use their money to harm others' lives pick up the tab for the damage that THEY cause!
Given the kind of money wielded by these entities, they no doubt hired top strategists who treated the control of cities the way generals devise plans for all-out war.
Thank you to Arn Pearson for so diligently laying all this out:
"Mackinac pressed for sweeping authority for emergency managers to assume the powers of elected city councils and mayors, break union contracts, and revise municipal charters, while getting legal immunity from any liability for the results of their actions.
"Snyder's emergency manager law included all four of those changes, and the Mackinac bunch patted themselves on the back while singing the law's praises.
"Concerned citizens and critics, however, denounced it as "financial martial law."