Lockdown Rules Don’t Apply To Liberal Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Whitmer And Husband Accused Of “Hypocrisy” After “Trying To Strongarm” Boat Dock Operator

Whitmer And Her Husband “Think The Rules Aren’t For Them”

Politico Headline: “When Powerful People Think The Rules Aren’t For Them”

  • Politico: “News reports have Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s husband pulling the ‘don’t-you-know-who-I-am’ card with a vacation boat dock worker in the middle of a pandemic that has killed thousands of people in his state.”

Whitmer’s Husband Reportedly Attempted To Use His Position To Get Their Boat Placed In The Water “As Whitmer Urged Residents Not To Rush To The Region”

The Detroit News: “The owner of a Northern Michigan dock company says Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s husband wanted his boat placed in the water before the Memorial Day weekend as Whitmer urged residents not to rush to the region.”

  • Tad Dowker, NorthShore Dock LLC: “This morning, I was out working when the office called me, there was a gentleman on hold who wanted his boat in the water before the weekend… Being Memorial weekend and the fact that we started working three weeks late means there is no chance this is going to happen… Well our office personnel had explained this to the man and he replied, ‘I am the husband to the governor, will this make a difference?’

Anna Palmer & Jake Sherman, Politico: “Dude! … Your wife is the governor of the state and is in the mix to be the vice president of the United States. And you’re trying to strongarm a boat dock operator in the middle of a deadly pandemic when your wife — again, the governor! — has been the face of stay-at-home-stay-safe talk?”

Associated Press: “Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s husband urged a business to get his boat in the water in time for Memorial Day weekend, according to social media posts, while she was publicly telling cooped-up residents to resist flocking to popular vacation areas during the coronavirus pandemic.”

Whitmer Is “Taking Heat” For Blatant “Hypocrisy”

Fox News Headline: “Michigan Gov. Whitmer Caught In Memorial Day Lockdown Controversy Over Husband’s Reported Boat Request”

  • “Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faced backlash from Republican lawmakers after a reported request from her husband to get the family’s boat out on the water before Memorial Day weekend — far from their home in Lansing. Whitmer, a Democrat, famously has imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in the country, sparking frequent protests. What’s more, she’s told people not living in Northern Michigan to stay away from vacation spots there during the holiday weekend.”

New York Post Headline: “Embattled Michigan Governor In Hot Water Over Hubby’s Boat Request”

  • “The governor of Michigan — whose strict coronavirus lockdown policies have caused infamous revolts in the state — is taking heat after her husband appeared to have flouted some of her own advice about holiday travel.”

The Daily Mail Headline: “Michigan Gov. Whitmer Is Accused Of Lockdown Hypocrisy After Her ‘Husband Tried To Ready Their Boat For Memorial Weekend’ 150 Miles From The State Capital – After She Told Public Not To Travel There”

Whitmer’s Refusal To Confirm Or Deny Reports Are “Almost As Good As A Confirmation”

Anna Palmer & Jake Sherman, Politico: “Also worth stopping here for a second: The governor’s spokesperson is not denying this. She’s just saying that she isn’t going to address the allegations. That’s almost as good as a confirmation.”