Protesters, several of them carrying semiautomatic rifles, swept into the state Legislature chamber in Lansing last Thursday in the second such action by people there who are upset with Michigan’s stay-at-home directives.

How did the president of the United States respond? By urging Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to “make a deal” with the armed protesters.

About the writer: Scott Martelle writes for the Los Angeles Times. Distributed by TNS.

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Obviously an example of the mediocre partisan reporting we see every day. The Governor makes no attempt to listen, rather she criticizes. She needs to learn about the people of her state. The protests have been peaceful and the last time I knew it is OK via the law to open carry in MI. People will only put up with a bully so long.


Another opinion from the LA Times....are you Tribune employees getting your resumes updated?


They will have to look elsewhere - maybe the Xinhua News Agency is hiring staff in Grand Haven (in a smaller building).

"The L.A. Times has furloughed 40 staffers and issued pay cuts for some nonunion managers who remain, the New York Times reported Tuesday, as the paper’s top publishing executive warned of “unprecedented” declines in revenue, particularly from advertising."

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