Catching up on some of day’s headlines you might have missed:
• New York Times: The U.S. record for daily coronavirus cases has been broken. As a third year of the pandemic loomed, the seven-day average of U.S. cases topped 267,000 on Tuesday.
• Instinct Magazine: My colleague at IM reviews 3 choices for your viewing pleasure this week: two mini-series – Midnight Mass, Finding Magic Mike – and one much talked about movie – The Matrix Resurrections.
— Instinct Magazine (@instinctmag) December 29, 2021
• Law and Crime: The Beverly Hills beautician with a bullhorn who helped rioters breach the Capitol building on Jan. 6 by smashing a window, and then climbed through the window herself, is cooperating with the FBI after pleading guilty to multiple criminal charges.
• JoeMyGod: Jenna Ryan, 51, who flew on a private plane from Texas to take part in the violent invasion of the U.S. Capitol building, reported to prison for her 60-day sentence. Ryan previously declared she wouldn’t be going to jail because she has “blonde hair” and “white skin.”
• Washington Post: Former Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), one of the longest-serving Senate majority leaders in history, has died at the age of 82 having battled pancreatic cancer since 2018.
Harry Reid has died at 82. The pugnacious Democrat was a political force as Senate majority leader during two administrations. https://t.co/Af7n3iAxZi
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 29, 2021
• The Guardian: Donald Trump claimed 5,000 dead people voted in 2020 in Georgia. But investigators for the State Election Board tracked down all the alleged cases and confirmed only four cases of dead people voting.
• The Spun: NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned to the Pat McAfee Show today grousing about folks respecting other “opinions” on COVID-19. But he doesn’t seem to want to talk to actual medical experts about it.
If Aaron Rodgers is genuinely interested in having conversations with people who disagree with him, he might start by giving a one-on-one interview to anyone other than Pat pic.twitter.com/B4GGXDr3Mz
— David Gardner (@byDavidGardner) December 28, 2021