San Francisco Mayor London Breed sent an important but unintentional message recently when she was caught violating her own mask mandates while partying away, maskless, in a jam-packed jazz club. Her excuse was incoherent; she said she was “feeling the spirit,” enjoying the music and so not thinking about a mask.

But the more serious problem wasn’t her hypocrisy and lame rationalizing so much as the mixed and misleading messages sent by the rules themselves.

About the writer: Faye Flam is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist and host of the podcast "Follow the Science." Distributed by the Tribune Content Agency.

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Another Liberal Elite who operates on the do as I say and the rules don’t apply to me rule. Just like Whitmer.

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