the only thing that comes close to meeting the actual definiton of being a dictator in detroit is the current emergancy financial manager, Kevin Orr, who was appointed by michgan govenor Rick Snyder to some how deal with detroits problems
remember what the marriam webster dictionary defininition of a dictator was?
Kevin orr was appointed emergancy financial manager for the city of Detroit by govoner Rick Snyder. Kevin Orr job gives him powers to unilatterary decide what programs or services should be cut or stoped in order to fix detroits financial problems, and he is allowed to do it without the input of the city's elected council, or the people who elected the city council.Definition of DICTATOR
a : a person granted absolute emergency power; especially : one appointed by the senate of ancient Rome
b : one holding complete autocratic control
c : one ruling absolutely and often oppressively
a single person is appointed and given absolute power over a city's fate, able to act without the approval of Detroit democratically elected city council, or the will of the people.
does that make Kevin Orr, the emergency financial manager for the city of detroit, by definition a dictator?