The Matt McNeil Show
Matt McNeil is a proud Minnesotan, on live weekdays from 3pm to 4pm. Matt has been living most of his life in the state of his birth. He's a husband, a father of three, a veteran, and a broadcaster. He's worked in radio for over 25 years, starting with Armed Forces Radio in Nuremberg, Germany. He currently lives in Hopkins.
On his show Matt talks politics from a Democrat/Progressive perspective, but he'll also venture into parenting, religion, entertainment, sports, gardening, business, cooking, and many other subjects. He interviews politicians, political insiders, authors, pundits, entertainers, and artists, and loves talking to the listeners.
Besides being on air, you can read his thoughts at the 'Progressive Citizen X' blog.
Today on the show, Matt talks about social distancing and why Jason Lewis is wrong as usual.
Opening today’s show is an old fashioned rant from McNeil, nothing life or death here, just something that really gets his goat. Late the economic relief bill and the end is nowhere in sight.
Matt begins today’s show with a theory about the culprits at the heart of the toilet paper shortage. It seems like more people are enjoying the outdoors than ever before. Cliff Schecter calls in for the second half of the show to discuss the progression of Covid-19 and relief package working its way through congress.
Today Matt opens the show discussing Tim Walz’s new announcement of the Shelter in Place order placed across Minnesota. Why is it to late to “flatten the curve”? Later in the show Jeff Stein joins the conversation to discuss how the rest of the country is coping with the pandemic.
The latest on the coronavirus and the baffling responses from the White House and labor sectors.
Today on the show, Matt talks with Ken Martin about leadership during the pandemic. Matt then exposes the Republican “stimulus” bill for what it is: a half trillion dollar slush fund.
Matt reports on the state of grocery stores in the early days of our panic over the Coronavirus. Are these shortages being driven by lack of supply? Democrats’ potential solutions are coming up short.
Corona and Markets and Stein — Oh My!
The conversation continues on the disruption of normal life by the coronavirus; Matt is incensed by congressional Democrats continuing to compromise on the coronavirus help package saying it makes Republicans look like they had a plan all the way; Matt’s friend Dermot Flanagan joins the show from Ireland to give an update from the other…