They NEED to be asked? It just seems like you're trying to make this more difficult than it needs to be, in fact, difficulty doesn't even come into it... deputy head moderators work under the head moderator and above regular moderators in the same way a deputy manager works under the manager and above, well, lower ranked employees. You're thinking WAY too much into this...
Well, I guess they don't need to be asked, but they should be asked. And again, as I said I don't agree with how that works either. If multiple head mods are replaced with one head mod who devolves power to multiple people, of course I'm going to be asking why that change was even made in the first place.
That’s how Miguel and the rest of The Mod Team have decided to move forward. You’re free to disagree, but really, I think you’re overthinking it just a tad.
Was it a unanimous decision?