Let's play a game. How well do you know Michigans Governor? Gretchen Whitmer was born on a Monday. She's a Virgo. She shares the same birthday as Richard Nixon. She is a graduate of Forest Hills Central High School. She graduated from Michigan State University. She's our 49th Governor. But what else...it's a round of 10 questions with the Governor.

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On her TikTok account Gretchen Whitmer answers these questions:

Q. What time do you start your day?

A. 5:02am. She checks news, and prepares for the day while sipping on coffee. The hours between 5am and 7am are her favorite time of day.

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Q. What is making you so positive these days?

A. People. She says it's the spirit of people who have been through so much and still remain optimistic and help each other.

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Q. What is an embarrassing moment that you can laugh about now?

A. When she was first elected, she approached a podium with a microphone. She tripped over the cord and pulled the whole thing down. She said it was a catastrophe.

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Q. What is your favorite movie?

A. The Big Lebowski. Here's The Dude...

Q. What is your favorite song of all time?

A. "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns N Roses. It's her "take it on" song, said the child of the '80's.

Q. Have you ever googled yourself?

A. Yes, and she has refrained from doing it ever again.

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Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. When people are rude. She especially can not abide when people are rude to servers at restaurants. Making a Big Lebowski reference she stated, "The dude does not abide".

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Q. What makes you laugh no matter what?

A. The Big Lewbowski.

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Q. What is your biggest inspiration?

A. Her kids.

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Q. What is the most important life lesson to learn?

A. Humility goes a long way in life. She said it's a lesson many of us learn early and often.

Here is the full video:

@biggretchwhitmerSiri, play Welcome To The Jungle♬ original sound - BigGretchWhitmer

 

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