The daughter of a Michigan state Home candidate has begged residents to not vote for her dad in a now-viral tweet.
Stephanie Regan, the daughter of a conservative Republican candidate Robert Regan, has racked up greater than 173,000 likes on her Tuesday put up hoping to sink her father’s marketing campaign.
“when you’re in Michigan and 18+ pls for the love of god don’t vote for my dad for state rep. inform everybody,” she wrote.
“Do a fast fb or google search to seek out information about his marketing campaign,” she went on in a follow-up Tweet. “I don’t really feel protected rn sharing additional info concerning his beliefs, however please look him up and simply learn for your self.”
Her father responded to the tweets Thursday with a four-paragraph, 193-word assertion through which he expresses his love for his youngsters and the significance of the first Modification.
“I’m completely satisfied that she feels assured sufficient in our relationship to specific her opposing ideas so publicly,” he mentioned within the assertion posted to Fb.
“I like all of my 4 youngsters and solely need what’s finest for them,” he added. “We might not at all times agree on ‘what’s finest’ however, their finest, is my objective.”
when you’re in michigan and 18+ pls for the love of god don’t vote for my dad for state rep. inform everybody
— STEPH (@streeganz) June 23, 2020
The candidate for state consultant is going through off in opposition to two different Republicans in an August 2020 major. He advised The Hill Thursday the 2 have strongly disagreed on current discourse round systemic racism, white privilege and the Black Lives Matter motion.
Robert Regan blamed his daughter’s mindset on a liberal training she obtained whereas attending the College of Colorado in Boulder.
“A whole lot of college students once they go off to those liberal college campuses, just like the College of Colorado, the College of Texas and Austin,” he advised the outlet. “And he or she went to the College of Colorado in Boulder — and you recognize, they simply type of get sucked into this Marxist, communist ideology and she or he and I simply don’t see eye to eye relating to the entire socialism, communism, Marxist philosophy.”
Regan, in contrast to his daughter, mentioned he doesn’t consider in systemic racism.
“She’s a giant believer in that,” he reportedly mentioned. “The one place the place I actually see systemic racism could be the abortion clinic trigger they appear to focus on the African American neighborhood.”
Stephanie, in the meantime, was shocked by the response to her tweet and stored at it with one other put up Thursday.
“i didn’t suppose anybody previous hometown pals would see this however that is greater than political views!! ppl see a well-known identify & vote. READ. GOOGLE,” she tweeted.
To at least one consumer who expressed shock by her posts, she responded, “sry lol blood is just not thicker than water.”