Published On: Tue, Jul 23rd, 2013

Ed Schultz repeats blame of GOP for Detroit’s financial ruins

Agreeing with fellow MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, Ed Schultz claimed that Detroit had filed for bankruptcy because the city had a government that was just too small. On Saturday, Schultz argued “Republican policies” led Detroit to become a “conservative utopia.”

Financial problems have plagued Detroit and Ed Schultz says it's the GOP's fault  Photo: Detroit police handout: "Enter at your own risk" flyer

Financial problems have plagued Detroit and Ed Schultz says it’s the GOP’s fault Photo: Detroit police handout: “Enter at your own risk” flyer

Harris-Perry last week said what is happening in Detroit occurs “when government is small enough to drown in your bathtub.”

“Detroit, Michigan, used to be really a symbol of industrial strength and manufacturing in this country. But, thanks to a lot of Republican policies, the city is now filing for bankruptcy,” Schultz said over the weekend.

Schultz made other bold claims: “Detroit going bankrupt is exactly what the Republicans want.”

The show flashed a graphic featuring former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, President Ronal Reagan and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder with the accompanying headline, “Conservative Utopia.”

Detroit hasn’t had a Republican in power in decades. More details on that analysis here



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  1. Dispatch Radio: July 27, 2013 – Bob Parks talks news and politics, Dr Jennifer Cope on brain eating amoeba, ‘The Wolerine’ review and Patel Conservatory update - The Global Dispatch says:

    […] Detroit bankrupt after years and years of progressive policy -read more here […]

  2. God says:

    Ed, You are delusional.


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