The alternate title for this is “Elections have consequences, Michigan edition.”
The short version (H/T: Instapundit) is that the Lawrence Public School district of Michigan got caught abusing their emergency broadcast system to explicitly notify people of an ongoing campaign to recall new Governor Rick Snyder, to the point where they gave directions and times for people who wanted to sign a petition. When this was noticed, Lawrence Public School District Superintendent John Overly fell all over himself admitting the mistake – although apparently this was not enough of a mistake to actually formally bring before the school board. And then there’s this exchange:
Capitol Confidential asked Overley if that meant he had known ahead of time that something concerning the recall was going to be sent out.
“We’re not going to ever let this happen again,” Overley asserted.
That would be a ‘yes,’ then. Continue reading Michigan school district caught interfering in recall efforts.