A DeVos-linked group helped promote the right-wing "Operation Gridlock" tantrum in Michigan. - 2020-04-17
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Earlier this week, hundreds of demonstrators blocked the streets of Lansing, Michigan, and defied an executive order from Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to shelter in place to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
The protest, known as "Operation Gridlock," featured a fair share of MAGA hats, Trump flags, at least one Confederate flag, chants of "Lock her up!" in reference to Whitmer, and far-right groups from the Proud Boys to the Michigan Liberty Militia. They clogged up the streets outside the state Capitol and defied Whitmer's ban on public gatherings.