Pete Buttigieg Goes All Schroeder, Plays ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ + More News

Pete Buttigieg Goes All Schroeder, Plays ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ + More News
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg (image via Instagram)

Some news items you might have missed:

Back2Stonewall: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg goes all Schroeder and plays “A Charlie Brown Christmas” by Vince Guaraldi. Hit the link to watch him play it out.

Deadline: “I didn’t realize that there was a 3:30 also in the morning — until today,” said KWWL-TV sports reporter Mark Woodley doing a live remote in the middle of a blizzard for the channel’s morning show. Woodley was drafted onto the weather team when the storm hit, and he was unusually candid with his feelings about the assignment.

The Daily Beast: Before the ‘fake biography’ scandal of out Rep.-elect George Santos (R-NY), Fox News presented him as a rising GOP superstar. Since news broke of his reportedly manufactured resume, Fox has devoted less than a minute of airtime to Santos’ alleged fabrications.

MarketWatch: Consumer confidence hits 8-month high as worries about inflation and recession fade. Falling gas prices have helped to bolster the confidence of consumers and ease their worries about inflation.

The Insider: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia has had a busy week. During one of the most consequential weeks in Congress this year, Greene skipped Ukraine President Zelenskyy’s address and voted ‘no’ via proxy on today’s omnibus spending bill – because she’s on vacation in Costa Rica.

Bloomberg News: Nearly 37 million people in China may have been infected with Covid-19 on a single day this week, according to estimates from the government’s top health authority, making the country’s outbreak by far the world’s largest.

Only Sky: A federal jury convicted former Kansas state lawmaker Michael Capps (R) of defrauding federal and state agencies by a total of $355,550 in COVIID-19 business recovery funds. He used his time in office to push Christianity on everyone sponsoring a bill to put “In God We Trust” in public buildings.