Governor Snyder has a new ad out this week called “Generations”. Like his previous ad, his voice has been altered to sound lower in pitch than his actual voice, a manipulation that is the perfect metaphor for the way he manipulates the facts in order to take credit for things that either didn’t happen or for which he had no role. The Detroit Free Press gave him a 50% rating on its truthfulness.
I give it a 25%. And I’m being generous.
Here’s the ad:
There are four claims being made in the ad. He says that when he was elected governor:
- Michigan had a billion-and-a-half-dollar budget deficit.