LANSING, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – The general election is less than two months away and the GOP leadership in Michigan appears to be MIA when it comes to any meaningful campaign or strategy to unseat the Democrats in Lansing.

On Sunday, GOP Co-Chair Meshawn Maddock tweeted what appeared to be a derogatory comment against U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who is making Michigan his home.

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The pushback from her comments were swift.

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While it may be tempting to chalk this exchange up to a brief lapse in judgement, it’s one of the many links on the chain that could lead to a GOP defeat in November if something doesn’t change.

GOP gubernatorial nominee Tudor Dixon has yet to release any ads to counter Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s claims that Dixon is a “no exceptions” candidate when it comes to abortion. The issue of a legal right to abortion is expected to  be a deciding factor for how voters cast their ballot in November.

In addition, candidates Dixon, Secretary of State candidate Kristina Karamo, and Attorney General contender Matt DePerno have done little to shore up their voter block. A representative with Dixon’s campaign said it does not have a public events calendar yet. Karamo’s campaign website lists “upcoming events” with a single September 12 date. DePerno’s website lists nothing.

Michigan’s election is November 8.