Democrats across the country are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic for political gain.
But now the tables are turning.
And this Democrat Governor gave one coronavirus order that instantly backfired.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is under siege.
Whitmer wanted to put on a show of how tough she was on the coronavirus by instituting a draconian lockdown order that banned people from buying seeds for their garden, baby car seats, and making it a criminal offense for Michiganders to travel to their lake houses, fish, or even travel by boat on lakes.
Protests erupted across Michigan and Governor Whitmer became the face of the Democrats’ authoritarian Gestapo tactics.
But even as Governor Whitmer’s tarnished political profile hampered her chances to be selected as Joe Biden’s running mate and job losses mounted to unacceptable levels, Governor Whitmer told NBC’s Chuck Todd that she didn’t regret any decisions she made.
“I don’t. And here’s why,” Whitmer obstinately insisted. “You know, Michigan right now has the third highest number of death from COVID-19. And yet, we’re the tenth largest state. We have a disproportionate problem in the state of Michigan.
“And so, we could take the same kinds of actions other states have, but it doesn’t rise to the challenge we’re confronting. And that’s precisely why we have to take a more aggressive stand. It’s working. We are seeing the curve start to flatten.
“But as people come in from across the state and gather and congregate without masks, without standing six feet apart, without those important protections, it means that they might have gone back to these parts of our state and perhaps brought COVID-19 along with them. Our rural hospitals are not equipped to handle a big surge. And that’s why this — important steps that we’ve taken are just critical to continuing to flatten that curve.”
22 million Americans lost jobs over their last four weeks.
If Governor Whitmer and other Democrats get their way and these lockdowns extend for weeks that number could swell to 50 million Americans out of work.
That would create an economic crisis that dwarfs the coronavirus outbreak.
Renewed Right will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.