NY Post Editorial Board: California's Gavin Newsom just proved himself a hypocrite and a liar

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We weren’t going to comment on California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s appalling hypocrisy in attending a large, raucous and maskless dinner party even as he’s ordering Golden Staters to cancel large Thanksgiving gatherings.

But then he got caught telling lies in his so-called apology.

The birthday celebration was at Napa’s French Laundry, perhaps the nation’s best (and most expensive) eatery. News of it leaked just hours after Newsom pushed new guidelines discouraging get-togethers of more than three households, as California has just passed 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases.

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Caught gathering with his wife and people from many households — lobbyists and execs from the California Medical Association, no less — Newsom admitted: “I should have modeled better behavior.”

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But he also insisted the party dined outside. In fact, photos show a table indoors with a glass sliding door opening out on to a courtyard.

What a worm.

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