It's often unwise to conclude anything from angry tweets, but it seems safe to say TV commentators' chatter was annoying during top state officials' inaugurations Tuesday morning.
Broadcasters stilled their tongues when Gretchen Whitmer spoke outside the Capitol about "Building Bridges Together," but not during others' earlier remarks. Some viewers post Twitter versions of hissed "Shhh" reactions.
Even this TV anchor in Flint, who's originally from Detroit, is critical:
I really wish the video feed of the Michigan Inauguration was a clean feed because the announcers are ruining the experience, often talking over elements of the ceremony! #ShutUp #MichiganInauguration— Mike Woolfolk (@mikewoolfolk) January 1, 2019
Other examples start with one from a Ford autoworker in Ypsilanti:
Can @detroitpublictv be any more annoying and rude? I'm trying to listen to @SenGaryPeters while they talk over him. Please shut up while the speeches commence. Am I the only one who thinks this? #MichiganInauguration— mphs95 (@mphs95) January 1, 2019
WE DON'T NEED COLOR COMMENTARY IN THE #MichiganInauguration— That's Ms. Missy to you, folks (@SFGiantsMissy) January 1, 2019
Lastly, a different kind of gripe from a politically active Detroiter: