The Morning Dispatch: January 6 Committee Gets Going
Happy Wednesday! The disinformation is coming from inside the house! In yesterday’s TMD, we included a “Presented Without Comment” featuring a heavily-lei’d Emmanuel Macron in French Polynesia.
We weren’t clear enough that the post was a photoshopped joke, so Dispatch fact checker Alec Dent decided to take us to task. Mea culpa, Alec.
Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories
The Centers for Disease Control updated its COVID-19 mask guidance on Tuesday, recommending that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors once again in areas of “substantial or high transmission” to provide additional protection from the Delta variant.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported a record number of confirmed coronavirus infections Tuesday, at 2,848 new cases city-wide. The surge comes as the Japanese capital hosts the Olympics Games after a year-long postponement due to the pandemic.