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For Macomb GOP power broker Stanley Grot, the truth is bad enough

For Macomb GOP power broker Stanley Grot, the truth is bad enough

Free legal advice is worth what you pay. But if the five Republicans sued by Stanley Grot for libel had consulted me before they got into the mud, I would have told them: stick to the facts; the truth is pretty bad.

Grot was clerk in Shelby Township for more than 10 years, but his elected position is only part of what makes him such an influential and controversial figure in Macomb County, where things get so tough. that instead of political circles, they have a political octagon. A former autoworker who turned to politics in the 1980s, Grot is an old-school hooker who recruits ground troops, fools his rivals, and is often rewarded with cozy political appointments. He sued five dyspeptic Republican activists for defamation after saying they had accused him of being a ‘most corrupt politician’, ‘a tax cheat’, ‘unethical’ and ‘immoral’ to “twisted”.