Recall or science? Newsom's sudden reopening push has many wondering
California Gov. Gavin Newsom spent the past year as one of the nation's most restrictive pandemic governors. Now, he’s throwing the doors open.
Facing a recall threat, Newsom this month announced the return of outdoor concerts and Major League Baseball games, allowed Disneyland to open its gates soon and signed legislation that attempts to reopen schools.
The Democratic governor has two things going for him: a decline in the infection rate and an increase in vaccinations. But the shift in his Covid-19 strategy has prompted cynicism from Republicans and some...