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7 of the worst political scandals in Michigan history

by on August 16, 2015
 

 

Things are hopping in Lansing, as the details of an affair between state Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat continue to unfold. With a faux-smear campaign/cover-up claiming Courser hired male prostitutes, orchestrated by Courser himself to “inoculate the herd” against the truth of his affair with Gamrat, a series of purported blackmail texts from “the Lansing Mafia” and ongoing administrative (and possibly criminal) investigations, it’s the most excitement the Capitol has seen in a dog’s age.

But Courser and Gamrat should take comfort: Theirs isn’t the only scandal in Michigan political history — and it surely won’t be the last.

READ MORE at Detroit Free Press: Before Courser and Gamrat, Michigan was lousy with political scandal.

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