“Contrary to accepted standards of criminal investigation and prosecution, all available evidence was not pursued. Instead, the OSC entered into agreements that gave private law firms—representing Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the Department of Treasury, and the Executive Office of former Gov. Rick Snyder—a role in deciding what information would be turned over to law enforcement.” Does that explain things for you? It probably doesn’t for the residents of Flint either. But at this point, no bad news or poor governmental performance could possibly surprise them. Detroit Free Press: All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general’s office.