California governor went to party, violated own virus rules

But the criticism extended beyond Newsom’s partisan political opponents. Andrew Noymer, a public health professor at the University of California, Irvine, said the news was embarrassing for the governor. “People should practice what they preach,” Noymer said. But, he added, “I don’t know if we need to tar and feather him every day from now until the end of the pandemic for this.”