Jocelyn Benson isn’t taking election integrity seriously, and voters are noticing.
This column originally appeared in The Detroit News.
Michigan has an election integrity problem. Without an urgent address from the secretary of state, it may boil over into an election integrity crisis. Worse, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and some prominent election officials appear to be intentionally undermining solutions.
Chronic election integrity debacles in places like Detroit, Flint and Southfield have Michigan voters questioning the outcome of an election that’s still six-and-a-half weeks away. Instead of fixing problems, Benson’s typical response has been to tell voters they should expect problems and delays on election night.
Shocking new allegations have emerged out of the TCF Center in Detroit, where the scandal-plagued City Clerk and her elections team count absentee votes each election night.
Who had ‘Gretchen Whitmer tells Michiganians to ignore science’ on their 2020 bingo card?
Maybe we all should have. It’s happened before.
Just who’s bullying whom, Madame Governor?
To the radical Left, we are the boogeyman in the closet. The monster under their bed. We are the thing that goes bump in the night. And we wouldn’t have it any other way.
In April, thousands of you turned out to safely protest Gov. Whitmer’s stay-at-home order and her economic shutdown that shuttered your livelihoods. We spent a mere $250 on a Facebook ad to boost the “Operation Gridlock” event, planned and organized by the Michigan Conservative Coalition.
This column originally appeared in the Detroit News.
Fear is a powerful driver. It’s part of our biology, our brain chemistry, hardwired inside us to keep us safe. But it’s a poor way to manage a crisis.
We see fear’s effect on our local communities, and it’s devastating.
Schools are closed while union bosses fight to lock the doors “until it’s safe to return.” Our kids pay the price academically, socially, emotionally, physically.
Hiding from the media seems to be a hallmark of Leftist “leaders” these days. And while Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t hiding in her basement, she’s doing the next best thing.