The Matt McNeil Show – April 12, 2022

Hour 1 segment 1: Matt is joined by criminal defense attorney Jack Rice. They talk about the lack of a conviction for the Michigan men who devised a plot to kidnap governor Gretchen Whitmer, South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg’s 2020 car crash where he killed a pedestrian and more.

Hour 1 segment 2: How Republicans embrace autocracy at any cost as long as it means they get a political “win.”

Hour 1 segment 3: The evolution of the Republican Party starting in the 80’s to never criticize another Republican and to control the media narrative.

Hour 1 segment 4: The MN COVID-19 update.

Hour 2 segment 1: Idiot of the Day – A Blaine man left a gun on a toilet paper dispenser in a Maple Grove Portillo’s bathroom. And Brett speaks with Patrick Coolican of the Minnesota Reformer. They discuss Republican crocodile tears over Governor Tim Walz not attending the “official” fishing opener (he is attending one though on the Leech Lake reservation), The proposed Republican lobbyist club at the capitol and the Biden administration allowing E15 gas during the summer months.

Hour 2 segment 2: South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, who killed a pedestrian with his car in 2020 faces impeachment. But many Republicans in that state are hesitant to impeach him.

Hour 2 segment 3: A look at inflation in Minnesota and how price gauging by corporations is contributing to inflation.