Yesterday, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was asked about the “defund the police” movement, and her answer was basically “pretty much”:

However, Whitmer is widely seen as auditioning to be Joe Biden’s pick for a running mate, and the Democrat nominee now says he would increase police funding:

So just to try and clear things up, Whitmer’s office issued a clarification:

In other words, the Michigan governor supports the “defund the police” movement only up to the point of actually defunding the police, then she’s against it.

The spin has been dizzying.


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