'Saturday Night Live' Grieves For Newtown With The Rest Of Us

After all the horror of the last few days, I needed to laugh. So, I turned on "Saturday Night Live" with Martin Short as host. A children's choir appeared. At first, I expected Ed Grimley to jump in front of them and tell me a much needed joke. But then, I realized they were doing something far more important. Hold your loved ones close.

As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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