FACT CHECK: Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Is Actually George Santos in Drag

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D., Mich.) is not a real person. She is actually the drag queen alter ego of Rep. George Santos (R., N.Y.).

Gretchen" would be the first drag-queen governor in American history. Even if Santos is technically prohibited from holding two public offices in different states,

A genuinely inclusive society would prioritize the need for diverse representation over any legal issues that may arise.

Additionally, if the governor of Michigan were revealed to be a Republican,

the media might actually start investigating his/her administration.

: Santos is under fire for allegedly embellishing his/her résumé during the 2022 campaign,

among other things. Mainstream journalists are naturally obsessed with Santos,

a freshman congressman from Long Island who has essentially no power 

and have devoted an inordinate amount of time and resources to following his/her every move