The Republican Governors Association (RGA) is going on offense against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) after her coronavirus lockdown policies led to the loss of thousands of restaurant jobs.
The RGA said the Get Michigan Working Again PAC is making a “four-figure digital buy” on Facebook and distributing coasters to Michigan bars linking patrons to FireTheDamnGovernor.com, a play on Whitmer’s 2018 campaign slogan to “Fix the Damn Roads.”
“Raise a Glass, Have Some Beers, & Hope She Won’t Be Gov Another 4 Years,” the coaster message reads, with an arrow pointing at the embattled incumbent.
On the reverse, it states 38 percent of small businesses have closed in the last year and 392,100 jobs were lost. It featured a QR code that sends the reader to the website.
“Gov. Whitmer Almost Killed THIS Business,” it reads.
The RGA said business owners would be able to request