Well, I was wrong yesterday when I predicted that former Governor of Michigan Rick Snyder would be charged with obstruction of justice.
I was wrong.
Snyder was hit with two counts of “Willful Neglect of Duty,” a misdemeanor.
Here is the statute, § 750.478:
When any duty is or shall be enjoined by law upon any public officer, or upon any person holding any public trust or employment, every willful neglect to perform such duty, where no special provision shall have been made for the punishment of such delinquency, constitutes a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than $1,000.00.
This case is just plain weird, with indictments for felonies, a dismissal of those charges, and now this.
I do not know how this will end, but I expect to be disappointed.