HOLLAND, MI — A dispute between a Hudsonville business owner and a Holland-area resident over a controversial political sign is gaining attention in West Michigan.
Marla Drost, 73, who lives north of Holland, said she was recently pursuing the anti-President Donald Trump Facebook page Nasty Women of Michigan when she noticed a picture of an anti-Joe Biden political sign.
The sign, planted in the yard of Hudsonville business owner Douglas Smith, said, “Joe & the Ho: Vote No 2020.
Drost told MLive she was upset when she saw the picture because the sign is demeaning to Biden and his vice-presidential running mate, Calif. Sen. Kamala Harris.
Frustration with the sign prompted Drost to send a Facebook message to Smith’s business, Smitty’s Truck Wash, that stated: “Despise your political sign! Hope you lose business because of it!”
She then received an expletive filled reply stating, “Go **** yourself **** we won’t