In the news today: A busy day in pandemic news, but special attention should go to the anti-mask parents of Williamson County, Tennessee, for issuing threats to health care workers trying to protect their kids from dying. That’s Williamson County, Tennessee. Make a note of it.
In other news, this new pandemic surge continues to target children—because children are the largest group still unvaccinated. Another Republican lawmaker got suspended from social media for spouting pandemic misinformation and, yeah, it’s Rand Paul. And Texas Republicans issue arrest warrants for statehouse Democrats still refusing to play along with Republican voter suppression attempts.
Here’s some of what you may have missed: