From Harper’s Weekly Review:
- Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the founder of the prominent anti-vaccine nonprofit Children’s Health Defense, held a holiday party where guests were asked to be vaccinated or take a test beforehand; Kennedy later blamed the attendance requirements on his wife, the actor Cheryl Hines. “I guess I’m not always the boss at my own house,” said the second son of the assassinated presidential candidate Robert Kennedy.
- The number of COVID-19 cases in New York reached 21,027, a new single-day record for the state which, over the next two days, was broken twice more, leading to test shortages, school closures, and the cancellation, after audience members had already been seated, of a Moulin Rouge! The Musical performance on Broadway.
- “It’s stupid. The whole thing is theater,” said a man who was banned from United Airlines flights for wearing a red thong as a mask.
I have a few things to say about this.