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Michigan's Homegrown Dictator

Jeff Katz
May 13, 2020 - 1:49 pm

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) bashed residents who have been defying her coronavirus lockdown orders, calling them "not optional."

During a Monday press conference, Whitmer was asked about businesses and and Michigan residents pushing back on her authority to enforce state-wide lockdowns. 

After noting that people are in a "frustrating" situation, she said, "I expect people to follow the law." 

She added, "These executive orders are not a suggestion. They’re not optional. They’re not helpful hints."