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'A bad-ass photo:' The internet has lots to say about this pose by Michigan's governor

September 26, 2020, 10:33 AM by  Alan Stamm

Bodaciousness is in the eye of the beholder, and more than a few people behold something worth discussing about this Friday night birthday greeting to Garlin Gilchrist, who just turned 38.

The tweet earns more than 3,000 "likes" in half a day, as well as more than a few colorful comments. A sampling:

  • "My brain saw them like predator-cat crawling toward the camera and had to do a double-take. Slightly disappointed I was wrong, thought it was BOLD awesome." -- Scott Belfuri, Port Huron

  • "This is almost uncomfortably sexy, but I'm totally here for it." -- Jamie Mosteller, Detroit

  • "This photo is such a flex." -- Caroline Roll, New York City

  • "That is a bad-ass photo." -- Andrew Bridge, Michiganian in Cuenca, Ecuador

  • "Looks like you are about to drop a dope ass album." -- 'ZombieHunter'

  • "Creepy af." -- Tony J. B.

  • "That picture is beyond creepy." -- Jill Barrett

  • "Law and Order: Great Lakes, coming to NBC this fall." -- J. Wellington (at Reddit)

  • "If you’re HOT, flaunt it." -- Mark Daume, Monroe (below this post)

  • "It’s bad-ass and creepy. I’m conflicted." -- Robert Raible, Oxford (tweet reply to our post)

  • "Happy birthday, Lt Gov. But everybody look at me!!" -- Amy Miller

  • "Love Michigan’s Governor. 100% badass." -- D. Horn, South Florida

  • "OMG. Please retire that leather jacket back to the 90s." -- Carley Gibbs 

  • "I'm thinking she is a witch." -- Jayne Ann

  • "Which Shonda Rhimes show is this?" -- 'Derp State'

  • "This looks like it was taken by Bob Bashara." -- 'Michigan Exposed'

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