California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom’s dinner at The French Laundry in Yountville, California was an expensive one. That goes without saying; it’s a restaurant with three Michelin stars in the midst of Napa Valley, which isn’t exactly the province of In-N-Out Burger.
It’s not a question of the monetary cost of the dinner, however. Goodness knows Newsom can afford it. Instead, it cost him something money can’t buy as he locks his state down yet again: credibility.
That’s why “Hercules” actor Kevin Sorbo — along with a litany of others — are taking to social media to lampoon the governor over the hypocrisy of the whole affair.
On Thursday, Newsom announced a 10 p.m.-to-5 a.m. curfew on nonessential work and gatherings for counties in California’s so-called “purple tier” — the ones most severely affected by the disease. More than 94 percent of the state’s population lives in those 41 counties,