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SAN DIEGO – It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. But one singer added a twist to the traditional Yuletide songbook, performing a parody to address the COVID-19 pandemic during a county board meeting in San Diego.

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A woman who identified herself as “Bridgette” stepped to the microphone during the public comments portion of Tuesday’s meeting of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, KSWB-TV reported. The woman put on a red-and-white Santa cap and began singing a protest ditty as board members considered an extension of the area’s local health emergency order, the television station reported.

The woman asked board members to “end this emergency” before breaking into her own version of “All I Want for Christmas Is You.”

“All I Want For Christmas Is You” mentions the antiparasitic drug ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine and criticizes so-called “useless masks,” KSWB reported. She also makes a plea for her children to return to school, the television station reported.

“I just want my freedom now,” the woman sang. “The Constitution will show us how. Make my dreams come true. Baby, end the emergency. Let’s have a happy holiday, everybody.”

Board members were unmoved by the woman’s musical plea. They approved the extension by a 3-2 margin, KSWB reported.