Chicago mayor attends ‘super-spreader’ event while threatening new lockdown

Chicago mayor attends ‘super-spreader’ event while threatening new lockdown
Lollapalooza (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Hypocritical doesn’t begin to cut it. This woman is downright delusional.]

The mayor of Chicago is facing criticism for attending the ‘super-spreader’ four-day Lollapalooza music festival, despite threatening to introduce a new lockdown if Covid-19 cases rise following the event.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot was also slammed for going ahead with the festival after an infectious disease expert warned ‘lots of people’ would contract the virus.

Lollapalooza saw an estimated 100,000 attending the four-day event daily for the 30th anniversary celebrations in Chicago’s Grant Park.

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Concert-goers had to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test from 72 hours prior, and on the opening day — Thursday — Lollapalooza officials said that over 90 percent of attendees presented proof of a vaccination.

Around 600 people were not allowed to enter the festival due to lack of paperwork, organizers said.

Lightfoot appeared on the music stage and told the huge —largely maskless — crowd: ‘Thank you for masking up and vaxing up.’

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