Tomi Lahren Urges Her Followers to “Free the Face” in Latest Melodramatic Anti-Mask Tirade

Fox News personality Tomi Lahren has spent much of the pandemic decrying the need to wear masks and practice social distancing, likening such actions to those of a draconian state. Her latest remarks, urging her followers to “free the face,” are a further indication of how much wearing masks has turned into a flashpoint in the culture wars. read more

Sherrod Brown Calls Rand Paul a “Lunatic” for Not Wearing a Mask

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) in a statement to reporters said Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is a “lunatic” for refusing to wear a mask to protect others from Covid-19.

Asked about colleagues who don’t wear masks, Brown told the Cincinnati Enquirer, “One of them that’s an M.D., isn’t, but he’s kind of a lunatic,” a reference to Paul. “He thinks he wants to be different but it doesn’t serve the public interest.” read more

Milestone: White House to Announce That 100 Million Adults Are Now Fully Vaccinated

The United States has reached an important milestone: More than 100 million adults are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

That’s what the White House, via coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients, is expected to announce later today. The United States, as of this morning, has administered more than 237 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine as the United States continues to lead much of the world in the global vaccination effort. read more

Doctor Laughs at Orange County Republican Who Asked If Covid-19 Vaccine Contained a Tracking Device

Doctors and other medical professionals have had to face an uphill battle against a tide of disinformation about Covid-19-related matters, particularly on vaccines. Vaccine hesitancy has the potential to undercut the United States’s efforts to lower Covid caseloads and ease the burden on hospitals; much disinformation spreads through social media; since the pandemic began, conspiracy theorists have suggested––among other things––that the virus was manufactured by the Chinese to wage war against the U.S. and that the vaccine could be used to “track” individuals who receive it. read more

D.C. Police Officer Slams Trump and Politicians Who “Whitewash” and “Downplay” Seriousness of Capitol Riot

Michael Fanone

In an interview with CNN‘s Don Lemon, D.C. Metropolitan Police officer Michael Fanone, who suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was beaten with a flagpole by a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters when they stormed the United States Capitol on January 6, slammed former President Donald Trump and politicians who “whitewash” and “downplay” the seriousness of the Capitol riot. read more