Steve Adler, the Mayor of Austin, TX, lectured his fellow Texans on the importance of masks in schools and shared this editorial from the Austin American-Statesman that said not calling for mask mandate is an abdication of duty by government officials who should care whether Texans live or die”:

This would be the same Mayor Adler who flew to Cabo on a private jet for his daughter’s wedding and filmed a message from his hotel room telling the people of Austin to stay home:

He also had an in-person reception for his daughter before flying to Mexico:

Keep in mind, cases in Texas at the time were worse than they are today. From the NYT:

So, please, spare us the lecture this time around.