I can't help feeling that he took his sentiment a tiny bit too far. After having been robbed three times in three years, and getting almost no response from the Detroit Police Department, I can certainly understand those who chose to support the city, but chose to live in the suburbs.
Armchair boosters and armchair advocates, is what Matt calls them.
No matter what, I'm sure that Matt's words will stimulate some interesting conversations around metro Detroit.
And that, afterall, is one of the great things about blogs. They get people talking about vital issues that tend to get forgotten by the mainstream media.
Oh, and he didn't mention it in his blog post, but Matt is one of those who doesn't just talk about something - he lives it. He was born i…