Regardless of the train wreck in progress at the national level, here at the Oakland County level, the Republicans are doing an excellent job of good governance:
The Detroit News: 3-year Oakland County budget has $200M surplus
Say what you will of Brooks Patterson, he's been shown to be right more often than he's wrong, and the man knows how to run a county with fiscal responsibility, unlike certain neighboring counties . . . .
Unfortunately, with Oakland County becoming more and more purplish/blue, this fiscal responsibility and pro-business outlook may not last.