Gretchen Whitmer

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Environmental and Indigenous activists welcomed a move by the Michigan governor Friday to shut down the Line 5 pipelines. (Photo: Jeffness/CC)
"Enbridge has imposed on the people of Michigan an unacceptable risk of a catastrophic oil spill in the Great Lakes that could devastate our economy and way of life."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Far-right militia members armed with weapons including assault rifles in Stone Mountain, Georgia on August 15, 2020. (Photo: Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images)
Citing her "sworn duty to protect every voter and their right to cast the...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Members of a far-right paramilitary group in downtown Stone Mountain, Georgia on August 15, 2020. (Photo: Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images)
"This is the stuff of our worst nightmares."

Further

The apparent decision by "a stunningly dysfunctional White House" hellbent on re-electing a sociopath to pursue opening the country - thus sacrificing what could be 3,000 American lives a day - seems to have opened wider the floodgates of stupid and hateful. Cue lockdown protests boasting swastikas, nooses, assault rifles, Confederate flags and the Auschwitz slogan "ARBEIT MACHT FREI" borne aloft in the demented air. A dismayed official: "This is not who we are." At this point, we're not sure.

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