Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer wants to extend the current coronavirus lockdown further to punish the protestors against it.
Whitmer: Protests Are “Irresponsible”
Thousands of protestors against the lockdown turned up to Lansing last week, demanding that Governor Whitmer ease the lockdown restrictions that they saw as hurting themselves, the economy at large, and infringing on their rights.
Speaking to Rachel Maddow on MSNBC, Whitmer said that what she is “concerned the most about” is a resurgence of coronavirus.
“When you saw a political rally… like that where people aren’t wearing masks and they’re in close quarters and they’re touching one another, you know that’s what precisely this kind of disease drag out and expose more people,” Whitmer argued, adding that the people that “came and converged together in Lansing,” and then went back home had “very high” odds of spreading coronavirus even further.
“It’s that kind of irresponsible action that puts us in this situation where we might have to actually think about extending the stay at home orders, which is supposedly what they were protesting,” she concluded.
WATCH: Gov. Whitmer tells @Maddow that Wednesday's protest at Michigan's Capitol is the “kind of irresponsible action that puts us in this situation where we might have to actually think about extending stay-at-home orders, which is supposedly what they protesting." pic.twitter.com/WxVtTVEeia
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) April 17, 2020
This Is A Partisan Backlash!
I honestly couldn’t believe this story when I first read it. I know that Democrats have pushed many policies in the past that have endangered many more people than they supposedly help, but most of the time they believe in the idiotic policies that they’re spouting. This, however, is a policy borne purely out of spite!
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Whitmer, like the other Democrats, is supposed to be following “the science” and “experts” during this crisis, so to say you’re extending the lockdown on that advice would make sense, but to do so because you don’t like that angry people who’ve lost their jobs are arguing against it is just insanity.
In fact, we know she’s not following the science. The Imperial College London report that came out at the start of this crisis that recommended tough lockdown measures actually stated that mass gatherings would have little effect on the spread of the coronavirus, especially if they were in open air, because people aren’t standing next to the same people all the time, and thus are less likely to catch it! Even if this were the case, the majority of protestors actually stayed in their cars, and practiced the exact social distancing measures that governments across the world have recommended.
We can really see now what this is – a partisan backlash against those who’ve been truly affected by this lockdown policy.
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This woman is almost certain to get shot.
This woman is a getting way out of hand with her power trip. They went after Trump for saying he had the power. Well I think they should go after Lady Hitler too. If I lived there I would vote this witch out This type of woman gives us all a bad name. Hysterics over the top reactions she looks like Nasty Nancy tearing up th the speech, because she doesn’t like Mr. Trump, what a embarrassing person to have as the face of your state. Why is it all the governors that are dems are all acting like chickens with their heads cut off ? If I lived in New York, or here I would be terrify of the lack of control , intelligence, and the inability of the so called people in charge to maintain a calm positive front. I would also not admit I was a Democrat. Good luck. You are going to need it
Don’t forget that she spoke down to us with a petulance that is unacceptable from an adolescent. Her disappointment was the lack of submission to her intentions.
Her motto when running for our Governor, “and fix the damn roads”, now that no one is ON the roads would be a good time. Her answer to the $$$ needed, raise the gas tax .45 cents/gallon. So is she FIXING THE DAMN ROADS???
Time for the good People to have more protest. Governor Whitmer has forgotten who hired her. Time for a recall.
This tyranny is just a fore taste of the democRATs fascist agenda. They want to control American citizens like slaves. They want more taxes to support their luxurious lifestyle and we can starve and die and they will replace us with illegals.
Boy, this Whitmer! And they say Trump is a dictator! Maybe these Michigan voters will finally see what voting Democrat gets you, possibly getting thrown in jail after ELECTING them to SERVE you…
I didnt go protest, but extend the bullshit and I’ll go out of my way to cause bullshit in my town 😂😘
Whitmer is being a good Dem/Communist and following her leaders because she wants to be crazy Joe’s VP pick. If you have ever heard her speak, she is as clueless as Joe.
Some power in the wrong hands will always go their head and create another Hitler type person. I bet Michigan won’t vote another democrat Governor in again after being in this power grab.
Hmmmmmm, wonder why the Left prefers us unarmed?🤔
Whitmer is a clear example of true evil (the other being the governor of Virginia). She is a legend in her own mind (as were those of the past and the police states they ran). It appears her mantra is, “You vill do vat I say, ven I say it, und you vill like it … or I vill shoots you”! Kinda gives you that “icky” feeling (creepy) of deja vu, doesn’t it (e.g. remember the Warsaw ghetto in history … coming to a town near you) ? Michigan … take her lollipop away, and send this spoiled brat to her room, before you get the Gestapo treatment.
I think Governor Dimwhitmer is really pushing her luck with the people. What part of insurrection doesn’t she get? Let me put it in simpler terms. Have you ever seen what happens when you corner a racoon or squirrel? I saw a guy do it just once. He got 84 stitches from the mauling the coon did to him. These people are feeling cornered, and boxed in with no place to release that stress. Pretty soon, they are going to get really pissed. So, I would not do something foolish like poke them with a stick.
There is something very smugly wrong with how her smile compares to her eyes. She enjoys her power overmuch.
Aquestion are the nasty mosques in Michigan shut down like all of our churches are because if not there is going to be a lot of lawsuits against shitmer.
REPLACE HER, ASAP! SHE WORKS FOR THE PEOPLE… SHE ISNT QUEEN! SHE IS DISGUSTING!
Don’t you think she can make coffee? Too difficult? I thought all office assistants were required to make and keep coffee at all times.
Hello! Governor Whitmer!! Is there anything working in that dense head of yours. Is your job too much for you to handle? Pretty lady, maybe you should try out for an Office Assistant position. You would be in charge of keeping the water glasses filled and placing the crumpets in front of the leaders. When you are finished, collect the used plates and water glasses and prepair them for washing. The most difficult part of the job would be to keep a smile on your face the entire time. Wouldn’t want your supervisor to think your miserable. Seems you are. The recall that’s being planed for you would be a Godsend for the people of Michigan.
These “lockdowns” have gone WAY BEYOND protecting people during a pandemic, because power-mad Demmunist governors like Whitmer have thrown the Constitution out the window and enacted DRACONIAN limits on the liberties of their states’ citizens. This is a very dangerous time in our country, because these conniving, power-mad DEMMUNISTS won’t be so willing to relinquish the illegal POWERS they have appointed to themselves after this “pandemic crisis” is over. Seems like EVERYBODY in the Demmunist Party is ACTIVELY obeying the instructions of Rahm Emanuel to “never let a good crisis go to waste” to create a NEW America in their OWN totalitarian, power-mad IMAGE.
Rebel has one L.
Like that will work. People will rebell big time
She just doesn’t believe in freedom of speech. She considers herself a dictator and is proud of it.
She is so vile that she was in a photo wearing a disgusting hat that read PPH that (murdering baby slaughter house) said PPH is what makes america great! So this mongrel thinks murdering babies makes america great?! Well seeing her kicked out of office along with these other dirty trolls are the real things that will makje america great! TRUMP 2020
“Michigan Gov Whitmer Wants To Extend Lockdown To Punish Protestors”
Der Feuhrer has spoken!
Funny. I don’t ever see her wearing a mask when she is standing in close proximity with others in large groups while auditioning for vice oligarch, and practically making out with forgetful touchy Joe.
Just another vindictive, punitive, whiny liberal. Give her the boot Michigan.
Can the militia help us? I wish they would!
I have one question: where the hell is Michigan’s militia?
You can fool yourself about “leadership” if you like. True leadership is putting yourself last and your people first. I see none of that in her administration. Go ahead, focus on the micro when the macro situation is destroying the citizenry like a cancer. Tunnel vision. Hope you are happy inside your own warm, cozy, and safe cranial matter. Be a rubber stamp. Don’t think outside of her box. Pure lemming!
We’re going to show you some leadership in November when we send some Democrats cleaning out their desks. Then you’ll see some real losers.
As one who has followed the rules from day one, extending the ock down is punishing those of us who follow the rules. How about those who show absolutely no consideration, chose to party, live in la la land, and now whine because they are sick or show systems. In my book, this has gone on too long because of Witmer’s lack of leadership and direction. She is destroying MI…Gretchen, are you proud of yourself?
Is that you, Gretchen? Lol.
Wow, much be a lot of loser men making comments that can’t stand the idea of a woman with authority. The Michigan Governor is following safety guidelines that are designed to help all. What we should be more upset about is a President who asks people to follow social distancing and then turns around and tweets “liberate your state”. What a total lack of leadership. Typical for a clown of a man that knows nothing about leadership.
Don’t wait for the next election. RECALL NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!
vote her out next time, she should have never been Governor in the first place. Honestly, you get what you ask for. VOTE HER OUT! You should NEVER have voted a democrat as governor in the first place!
Gov Whitless has failed Michigan. She failed to react early when there was no known cases in Michigan, she failed to act when many Michigan counties weren’t infected, she prevented dying patients from getting a drug that was helping many survive, she is unable or unwilling to accept the extensive help the federal gov’t is giving the states and she wants to punish her constituents that are lawfully pointing out her failures. #recallwhitmer
One election Gretchen!
This is why the word ‘Cunt” was created , right here.
Michigan, you have the power. Recall!
Recall this unAmerican C-word NOW!! What a vindictive little dictator! A total disgrace to our great country. Unfortunately she’s not the only one. Dems have dropped their masks and revealed their true hateful selves. Should all be voted out of office in Nov and/or recalled immediately. We MUST take our country back NOW! Power Of, By and For The People — in case they have forgotten our great Declaration!!
There is a perfect solution for governor Whitmer’s power drunkenness. And it’s probably the only message that she’s actually going to understand.
Kick her out of office via recall.
There is already a petition to do just that.
She wants to extend her Gestapo measures out of spite? We can recall her out of necessity.
We will violate everything she tries! She will not control us!
She takes after her mentor, nasty nancy.
Governor Whitmer, you want to punish the Whole State of Michigan, because some protestors rebelled against your lockdown ? Do you realize just how VINDICTIVE you are being ?
Try to act in a rational, mature way to help your State, NOT like a spoiled child !