The National  Memo Logo

Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

Monday, December 09, 2019 {{ new Date().getDay() }}

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

Photo by Pool/Getty Images North America/Getty Images

Misinformation about COVID-19 is costing lives, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy lamented Sunday, as case numbers are increasing throughout the country. “All of us — including the media, including individuals, health professionals — have a responsibility to share the truth about health, as science dictates,” he told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. “My worry is that all this misinformation that’s floating around is having a real cost that can be measured in lives lost, and that is just tragic,” Murthy said. The comments came after President Biden on Friday blasted Facebook and other soci...

Advertising

Start your day with National Memo Newsletter

Know first.

The opinions that matter. Delivered to your inbox every morning

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Herschel Walker

Youtube Screenshot

Georgia GOP senatorial nominee Herschel Walker is doubling down on his denials he paid a girlfriend to have an abortion, emphatically insisting he knows “nothing” about it – after saying, “why in the world would I not be forgiven of something like that?” and insisting it’s “nothing to be ashamed of” – despite wanting to criminalize and ban all abortion.

Keep reading... Show less
{{ post.roar_specific_data.api_data.analytics }}