Monthly Archives: July 2013

Detroit’s bankruptcy – don’t look at the leaders!

Many are blaming Detroit’s leaders as the source of its abysmal fiscal situation which has resulted in the City seeking protection under U.S. bankruptcy law.

In a Democracy, that explanation doesn’t work.  In a Democracy, its citizens elect its leaders. Detroit’s residents elected the individuals that created Detroit’s fiscal crisis.  Detroit’s residents are the source of it’s demise.  To report otherwise, simply masks the real problem and thus prevents it from being addressed. Continue reading