The Michigan Freedom Fund today launched a major new public awareness campaign, unveiling billboards on major Michigan highways reminding Governor Gretchen Whitmer of her campaign promise to “fix the damn roads.”
Instead of fixing the roads, Whitmer just weeks ago took her veto pen to huge new funding items in the state budget, slashing $375 million in funding earmarked to repair the state’s crumbling roads and bridges, including 4 bridges she personally toured, claiming their condition ‘keeps me up at night’ and are ‘a catastrophe in the making.’
Last week, three of Democratic Mayor Mike Duggan’s top lieutenants, including Democratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s husband Ryan Friedrichs, were blistered by the city’s Inspector General for destroying public records.
The Democratic administration’s rush to the virtual shredder came after reporters with the Detroit Free Press began asking questions about the Mayor’s use of city resources to benefit a woman with whom he is having an illicit affair. Allegedly.