Fox News' Tucker Carlson sounded off on Democratic Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Thursday night and accused her of engaging in a "weird arbitrary fascism."
"When the coronavirus hit Michigan in force last month, Whitmer had no clue what to do. So, she responded with a mixture of comical ineptitude and a weird kind of arbitrary fascism," Carlson said. "She banned the sale of carpets and paint and potted plants. She told people they couldn't fish or go to church or drive alone to their own homes. But at the same time, Whitmer kept liquor stores, weed shops, and lotto kiosks open because, this was purely an epidemiological matter in the interest of the public health, those were 'essential services.'"
"They also happen to provide massive tax revenue to her government," he continued. "The whole thing was ridiculous. It was just a matter of time before the people suffering under this insanity said something about it."
And that's what this is all about: keeping the tax stream flowing while infringing on basic liberties of Michigan residents.
Whitmer was protested this week for her ridiculous stay-at-home order, which includes a ban on people buying seeds to grow their own food.
re: governor Whitmer— Cappy Lick (@CappyLick) April 17, 2020
Michiganites are justifiably pissed pic.twitter.com/4QO3lPHnN2
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