The Detroit News is giving us whiplash with conflicting columns about emergency managers

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Exhibit A: A poorly timed Detroit News column dated Dec. 29, 2015 titled "Emergency management law working for cities," with the Detroit News editorial board's byline.

Exhibit B: A Detroit News column dated Jan. 15, 2016 titled "DPS emergency manager needs to step aside" — citing Darnell Earley's role in the Flint water crisis, which Gov. Snyder recently requested to be declared a federal emergency — under the byline of deputy editorial page editor Ingrid Jacques.

We feel dizzy.

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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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