>>>That's what a Detroit reporter asked State Senator Arlan Meekhof when Meekhof had the State Police throw him out of his office after some tough questions. CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO
(Meekhof refused to respond to his inquiries, so the reporter went to his Lansing office.)
"Instead of answering our questions, the Republican Floor Leader told us he didn't have any time, then called for back-up. "Can you press security please?" Sen. Meekhof asked his assistant. "Have these gentlemen removed.
Within seconds, four armed Michigan State Police officers were summoned to have a WXYZ reporter and photographer thrown out. When Meekhof
Michigan law says that individuals can donate to certain groups-who engage in blatant political activity under the guise of "educating" voters-and keep their names a secret. But as the story shows,
"Michigan’s Secretary of State tried to change that. Ruth Johnson announced that while she can’t stop ads like these, “...we can make sure the public knows who is paying for them.” Senator Arlan Meekhof (R-West Olive) didn’t like that idea, and went to work to stop it.
While at a hearing in Lansing, Meekhof slipped language into Senate Bill 661 that would keep those donors secret, forever."
Meekhof Chief of Staff Bob DeVries, defending his boss on Facebook, attacked Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, comparing political speech to religious speech and even invoking the Federalist Papers.
"So Meekhof is for constitutionally protected free speech and Ruth Johnson is not? Good thing Meekhof prevailed."
So much for "Unity!" (That's the popular establishment buzzword they whip out while attempting to get grassroots folks to forget about all their BS. My "untiy fix" has been filled by Gov. Snyder and Terri Land)
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Rumor has it Meekhof will devate Sarah Howard tonight in Spring Lake. We'll see if he finds the time. He can't have the State Police remove Howard if she says something that doesn't fit his narrative.
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