Twitter reacts to Lansing’s ‘Operation Haircut,’ where barbers protested Whitmer’s stay-at-home order
From the folks who brought you "Operation Gridlock" comes... "Operation Haircut." On Wednesday, paranoid QAnon people once again stormed Lansing, this time holding electric hair clippers and not assault rifles. (Although we're sure they were there too, somewhere.) Barber Karl Manke from Owosso has become a political flashpoint for refusing to stop cutting hair, in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order. Sure, we can sympathize with people getting anxious about not being able to work more than two months into the coronavirus crisis, but we're not quite sure how giving free haircuts on the steps of the Capitol Building helps with that. It's also frustrating to see people disobeying social distancing rules after we've done our part to stay in quarantine for so long. (We're also guessing the Venn Diagram of people at Operation Haircut who were triggered when Colin Kaepernick protested police brutality by kneeling during NFL games is a complete circle.) Anyway, here's the good, the bad, and the ugly from Operation Haircut, where Michigan State Police reportedly issued $1,000 citations to at least seven people for disorderly conduct.