Delta Airlines, in their infinite wisdom, are transporting me to Michigan for today's Republican presidential debate. I'll be in the state through Thursday for some reporting, and have been advised to use my downtime at Slow's in Detroit and Beirut Palace in Troy.
Any Michigan-centric advice? Any pre-pre-game thoughts about what the candidates must do? Leave 'em in the section marked "comments."
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