I attended the Oakland County Commission today. One of the issues that came us was the appointment of a Democratic Vice Chair to the General Government committee. Karen Spector from West Bloomfield had been serving in this capacity without the official title since George Suarez had gotten ill. Out of respect for Suarez, Spector chose not to take the official title, since she hoped that George would recover from his illness.
Today, however, the Republicans took the outrageous step of not allowing Spector to be officially named vice chair because they felt it would give her an undue advantage in the upcoming election. Bottom line, the Republicans blocked the Democrats from choosing their own leadership.