The mess always looks worse in the light of day, and details of the gross mismanagement of Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency are as bad as we could imagine.

During the past few decades, being let down by the state unemployment safety net has become a bit of a pastime for Michiganders. In fact, the UIA has become the bureaucratic equivalent of the Detroit Lions – occasionally offering a glimmer of hope for a turnaround, but ultimately delivering disappointment and agony.

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