Here’s the tweet Sen. Cruz later deleted that misled the public about Michigan Gov. Whitmer. It was retweeted almost 2,800 times, pushing misinformation to thousands. The veteran journalist who posted it still isn’t deleting his post or apologizing for or correcting it. pic.twitter.com/QTFODeNXXQ— Niraj Warikoo (@nwarikoo) April 13, 2020
Among the protesters here today are several open carry advocates. pic.twitter.com/RhxTf8JqLk— Beth LeBlanc (@DNBethLeBlanc) April 15, 2020
The scene in front of the Capitol about 20 minutes ago: pic.twitter.com/ySQZpjnU4b— Craig Mauger (@CraigDMauger) April 15, 2020
Protesters not remaining six feet apart: pic.twitter.com/aWpTZzclEY— Craig Mauger (@CraigDMauger) April 15, 2020
I've asked just about every protester I've spoken with today if they are worried about getting the virus during the event.— Craig Mauger (@CraigDMauger) April 15, 2020
"I think that the curve has turned and I am just not afraid," one argued: https://t.co/lNKKmFdwdh
There is an ambulance that can't get through on Grand. pic.twitter.com/9l99NIJQfg— Zach Gorchow (@ZachGorchow) April 15, 2020
Using your right to peaceably protest in such a manner as to spread a virus which may endanger your life, the lives of your friends, family and neighbors, and the lives of countless food service, law enforcement and healthcare workers does not make you a patriot. https://t.co/umSTYecYhb— Dana Nessel (@dananessel) April 15, 2020
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.
Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.
Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.
Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.