Atlas earlier Sunday evening tweeted that “[t]he only way this stops is if people rise up,” referring to Whitmer’s decision to end indoor dining in Michigan restaurants as well as in-person learning in high schools and universities.

“You get what you accept,” he added…

Whitmer told CNN on Saturday that the remarks were the latest effort by the White House to single her out, as the Democratic governor of a swing state, over her response to the COVID-19 pandemic which has surged in the form of risings rates of new cases around the nation in recent days.

“We know that the White House likes to single us out here in Michigan, me out in particular. I’m not going to be bullied into not following reputable scientists and medical professionals,” the governor told Wolf Blitzer.