Today is the 5th anniversary of Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s promise that Michigan residents would be “blown away” by the gobs of jobs her latest economic development program would create. How ironic then that she of all people would flee the state to find work. She is certainly not the first governor to do so, but her failed promise of economic nirvana—timed to coincide after she had safely left office—is one that should not be forgotten by those left behind.

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