April 21, 2020

DISPATCHES FROM AMERICA’S FAVORITE GOVERNOR: Whitmer backtracks after COVID-19 contract awarded to Dem consultant who said Trump should ‘get coronavirus ASAP.’

Earlier: Protests show ‘two Americas’ — those who lost their jobs and those still getting paid.“People don’t appreciate being condescended to and bossed around, especially when the leaders ask them for sacrifices without empathy and humility.”

UPDATE: ‘Go F*** Yourself, Gretch’: Michigan Governor Grilled Over WWII Comments.

Whitmer sought to deflect heat off of her during a press conference on Monday, comparing the coronavirus outbreak to fighting in World War II.

“In World War II, there weren’t people lining up at the Capitol to protest the fact that they had to drop everything they were doing, and build planes, or tanks, or to ration food,” Whitmer said. “They rolled up their sleeves, and they got to work.”

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Political commentator John Hawkins wrote: “They were fighting against people then that wanted to destroy their livelihoods, take their freedom and keep them imprisoned. Now, the person that wants to do that is their own governor.”

Americans also planted “Victory Gardens” in WWII. In contrast: Michigan Bans Many Stores From Selling Seeds, Home Gardening Supplies, Calls Them “Not Necessary.”

But to paraphrase Tim Blair last year, when AOC and Bernie Sanders were playing the “moral equivalent of war” card to sell her “Green New Deal,” Fair enough — nuking Beijing it is, then.

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