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AZLD4Candidate

(5,639 posts)
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 05:39 AM Sep 2022

GOP nominee jokes about plot to kidnap Mich. governor

Source: NBC via AOL

Tudor Dixon, Michigan’s GOP nominee for governor, joked about a 2020 kidnapping plot against rival Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during a pair of campaign events Friday, sparking swift denunciations from Democrats.

“The sad thing is that Gretchen will tie your hands, put a gun to your head and ask if you are ready to talk. For someone so worried about getting kidnapped, Gretchen Whitmer sure is good at taking business hostage and holding it for ransom,” Dixon said at one event.

Later that day, in describing a recent appearance by Whitmer, Dixon said, “The look on her face was like, ‘Oh, my gosh, this is happening. I’d rather be kidnapped by the FBI.”

Read more: https://www.aol.com/news/gop-nominee-jokes-2020-plot-033600982.html



What the ever loving hell?

Well, if Agent Orange can publicly mock a handicapped man, I guess joking about a felony is okay too.
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GOP nominee jokes about plot to kidnap Mich. governor (Original Post) AZLD4Candidate Sep 2022 OP
Fuck off Toots vercetti2021 Sep 2022 #1
She's gonna get buried and she knows it Novara Sep 2022 #2
Definitely not "fetch" jayschool2013 Sep 2022 #4
"Tooter" is running outta gas...she knows she crapped out. MiHale Sep 2022 #3
Typical GOP'er talking out of his asshole SouthernDem4ever Sep 2022 #5
and michigan state (11) and MU (7) support 18 rw talk radio stations that support and excuse this sh certainot Sep 2022 #6
Hi- I clicked that link Dyedinthewoolliberal Sep 2022 #10
one way is to search, for eg, the school, team name, and 'radio affiliates' or sometimes they certainot Sep 2022 #15
Rush has been dead already for what 6 months? A year? Dyedinthewoolliberal Sep 2022 #16
talk radio is why republicans still have a chance. it's incredible what's gone on and they're still certainot Sep 2022 #18
I agree. Conservative talk radio is an under recognized source Dyedinthewoolliberal Sep 2022 #24
GOPers never have a political agenda, so it's not terrorism IronLionZion Sep 2022 #7
If Dixon was kidnapped, the perps would pay to have her released. TheCowsCameHome Sep 2022 #8
Ruthless People with Bette Midler keithbvadu2 Sep 2022 #14
Thanks for sharing, sound funny. From the guys that brought us Airplane. nt Hotler Sep 2022 #22
Great movie plus Bette Midler actually lost the weight as the timeline in the movie Hestia Sep 2022 #25
Whitmer is up 55-39 Johnny2X2X Sep 2022 #9
Good! nt Habibi Sep 2022 #11
Somebody local ought to fuck with her. Ask her Habibi Sep 2022 #12
Each of those two candidates do a fine job of representing the values of their respective parties. 70sEraVet Sep 2022 #13
Dixon is clueless DownriverDem Sep 2022 #17
Same As Here ProfessorGAC Sep 2022 #19
I wonder how much he'd find it funny if he, or anyone else he personally knows, got kidnapped sakabatou Sep 2022 #20
Rendition and waterboard. Hotler Sep 2022 #23
To Dixon's joke I say,,, SouthernDem4ever Sep 2022 #21
 

certainot

(9,090 posts)
6. and michigan state (11) and MU (7) support 18 rw talk radio stations that support and excuse this sh
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 08:13 AM
Sep 2022

shit

how the fuck do michigan dems put up with it?

from fakenewsradio.org MICHIGAN 19 Michigan St. 11, Michigan 7, Western Michigan

Dyedinthewoolliberal

(15,536 posts)
10. Hi- I clicked that link
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 09:50 AM
Sep 2022

and while the info is interesting no stations were identified. Is there someplace else to id the individual radio stations?

 

certainot

(9,090 posts)
15. one way is to search, for eg, the school, team name, and 'radio affiliates' or sometimes they
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 11:40 AM
Sep 2022

use other terms - broadcast partners, radio stations, etc. they usually have a list on the team website. sometimes they're very helpful and link to the stations. otherwise have to search for the stations

the original search was limited largely to football teams and limbaugh stations so b-ball might turn up more stations and there will be other rw stations that don't headline limbaugh but follow the same republican trumping limbaugh script - they are all on the same page, although limbaugh croaking has disrupted that central messaging and the 'quality' of it.

 

certainot

(9,090 posts)
18. talk radio is why republicans still have a chance. it's incredible what's gone on and they're still
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 05:50 PM
Sep 2022

in the running. it's still 1500 coordinated radio stations, 15 hrs a day. his croaking had a big impact but there's an army of wannabes and his 'students' still blowing out those megaphones and while they may not be as coordinated and intimidating they still make democrat discussions about 'messaging' fairly useless. he taught them all but now they're starting to wander a bit.

 

Hestia

(3,818 posts)
25. Great movie plus Bette Midler actually lost the weight as the timeline in the movie
Tue Sep 27, 2022, 10:40 AM
Sep 2022

She shows how common household items can be used as a workout/weight room fitness regime. Kinda a knock-off on the gym rat trend of the time, ala Jane Fonda.

Habibi

(3,598 posts)
12. Somebody local ought to fuck with her. Ask her
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 10:42 AM
Sep 2022

if she knows her first name is a Welsh name for a boy, and say, what are her pronouns?

DownriverDem

(6,223 posts)
17. Dixon is clueless
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 12:47 PM
Sep 2022

Totally out of touch with the voters. MAGA repubs are running here on hurting small businesses because of Covid shut down.

ProfessorGAC

(64,787 posts)
19. Same As Here
Sat Sep 24, 2022, 06:10 PM
Sep 2022

Bailey running the same kind of ads against Pritzker here in Illinois.
In one of the ads, there's this seemingly rational guy complaining about state finances and business climate, despite the stare's credit rating going up 3 tiers in 4 years.
On top of that, the guy in the ad complaining has seen 300% revenue growth while JB has been governor.
Under Rauner, his revenues went up 16% in 4 years.
How bad could the business climate be?
Answer: it's fine & they're making it up.

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