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  •  I don't think it's a "republican form of gov't"... (0+ / 0-)

    ...issue, but it could conceivably be an equal-protection issue. (Usual disclaimers here about my ignorance of all things legal.) The municipalities wouldn't have any standing about that, but the citizens would. It might well be an equal-protection problem that people in Novi can elect their local officials while people in Detroit can't.

    But nobody's buying flowers from the flower lady.

    by Rich in PA on Fri Dec 02, 2011 at 12:02:53 PM PST

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