Former Michigan GOP governor endorses Biden, calls Trump a 'bully'

Well, this sure isn’t good news for the guy who won Michigan by the gross, spray-tanned skin of his weird, wobbly dentures. Seems another GOP stalwart has jumped off the Donald Trump boat parade and onto the Biden juggernaut.  The Detroit News: Republican former Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday he planned to vote for Democratic…

No Rush There Governor Asa Hutchinson On Mandating Masks.

He isn’t the winner of the  Republican asshole of the week, but Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas will be issuing a mandate for wearing masks to combat the coronavirus on…Drum roll please…Monday. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced he would issue a mask mandate in Arkansas, effective next Monday, at his daily…

Republican governor blasts Trump's bungled coronavirus response in new op-ed

Remember when a dyspeptic, misspelled, barely comprehensible tweet sent GOPsters near and far scurrying for cover? Are those days over? Because Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan sure doesn’t sound like he’s scared of the ocher abomination. In a new Washington Post op-ed, Hogan blasts Trump and his administration over our nation’s flabby, patchwork coronavirus response. And…

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear Mandates Wearing Masks in Public.

There are no real details on how this is executive order is to be enforced, but Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is mandating that you must wear a mask if you are out in public. Amid “an explosion of COVID,” all Kentuckians must wear masks in public starting Friday at 5 p.m., Gov. Andy Beshear announced…

Appears That Republican Arizona Governor Ducey Is In De-Reopening Mode.

It sure looks like Arizona is going for another shutdown to deal with the coronavirus, but I suspect that Republican Governor Ducey would prefer to call it a “de-reopening” of Arizona. Conceding he made a mistake in allowing them to reopen, Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday shuttered all bars in the state for at least…

Texas lieutenant governor: Liberal godlessness to blame for racism

Sure, why not? Let’s just throw this at the wall, too, shall we? Gotta admit, it makes slightly more sense than saying atheism and gay pride parades cause earthquakes. Huffington Post: Speaking after more than a week of demonstrations against the police killing of George Floyd, a Black man in Minneapolis, [Texas Lt. Gov. Dan] Patrick…

NC Governor Rejects Trump's Demands for 19,000 Person Convention; RNC Looking Elsewhere

Democratic Governor Roy Cooper sent a letter to the Republican National Convention refusing to guarantee a full scale traditional convention in Charlotte August 23rd as Donald Trump demands. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/… In a letter, the governor told RNC officials that face coverings and social distancing are “a necessity” as they plan a convention during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Republican…

paramilitary haircuts and threats against Governor Whitmer in Michigan

COVID-19 case and death rates are high enough but not high enough to stop RWNJs from threatening public officials. “The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Michigan is now over 50,000.” And the death toll will soon reach 5,000. On Thursday, Michigan closed down its capitol building and canceled its legislative session after online death threats made…

Mississippi governor slips & tells Chuck Todd who’s really in charge

The governor of Mississippi appeared on MSNBC to discuss opening up more industries in his state. Portions of his state are very dependent on the gaming industry. The governor started to explain how the state would come to the condition s to allow those industries to open. His conversations flowed in a matter-of-fact manner that…

NH-Gov: Sierra Club Endorses Andru Volinsky (D) For Governor

Received this e-mail today from Executive Council Member Andru Volinsky’s (D. NH) gubernatorial campaign: Happy 50th Anniversary Earth Day!   We’re so excited that the Sierra Club announced their endorsement of Andru for governor this morning, citing him as the clear best choice for moving New Hampshire forward towards a clean energy future. Andru knows that…

MT-Gov: COVID-19 Insider Trading Becomes An Issue In The GOP Primary For Governor

Here’s something. I missed last week courtesy of The Montana Post: Yesterday, the campaign for Montana Attorney General Tim Fox accused Greg Gianforte, our current US House Representative and his rival for the GOP nomination for governor, of financing his campaign by insider trading capitalizing on COVID-19. In an e-mail from campaign manager Jack Cutter,…