MVC&R are trying not to freak out about Omicron, but the media don’t seem to be able to help themselves. The doctor who discovered the “Omicron variant” says people shouldn’t panic, and Dr. Anthony Fauci contends his critics are doing long term damage to society. Unfortunately for Texans, Matthew McConaughey will not be running for Governor, and CNN thinks people just don’t understand just how great the economy is doing. A TV station security guard is killed in broad daylight, as brazen thieves take advantage of diminished policing resources. Dr. Fauci says China could have covered up the wet market source, and the Jussie Smollett criminal case is set to begin today. The governor of New York cancels elective procedures at hospitals, and the average person decides if they like a Christmas gift in 14 seconds.