In an embarrassing case of “Do as I say, not as I do”, photos have emerged of California Gov. Gavin Newsom dining with a party of guests flouting his own coronavirus safety protocols at a posh Napa Valley restaurant.
Neither Newsom nor any of the 12 guests wore face masks during the Nov. 6 birthday bash for the governor’s political adviser at the French Laundry restaurant, photos published by Fox 11 in Los Angeles reveal.
Newsom has lectured Californians to don face masks and not to gather in larger numbers to contain the spread of COVID-19.
“While we were there we realized there was a very loud party going on in a room 20 feet from us. It was a bit annoying since you’re spending hard-earned money to go there,” a woman who was dining nearby and snapped the photos provided to Fox 11.
She said, “It got louder and louder and so they had some sliding glass doors