The Matt McNeil Show – April 21, 221

Hour 1 segment 1: Today is the 5 year anniversary of the death of Prince. GOP state rep. Erik Mortensen claims, without evidence (surprise, surprise), that dozens of buses of out of town rioters were planning to descend on the Twin Cities and Shakopee?!

Hour 1 segment 2: What sort of sentencing could Derek Chauvin face? Will Chauvin receive special treatment in prison? And the other three officers involved in the George Floyd murder might be looking for plea deals now.

Hour 1 segment 3: Cliff Schecter joins to talk about the Derek Chauvin verdict, a tragic police shooting of a black teenage girl in Columbus, OH, and conservative media trying to blame her for the shooting.

Hour 1 segment 4: Matt explains why police often times use “kid gloves” when handling suspects who are white.

Hour 2 segment 1: A crazy faaaar right editorial from a newspaper in Cook, MN. A caller has information about some of the prison conditions Chauvin might be facing.

Hour 2 segment 2: Bob Kroll is probably not having a good day. US Attorney General Merrick Garland will lead a Department of Justice investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department.

Hour 2 segment 3: Why conservatives always seem to think liberals have access to a fleet of buses. Could Chauvin have been convicted on lesser charges if blamed the police union for his actions? Reflecting on Walter Mondales legacy. Plus your phone calls.

Hour 2 segment 4: The MN COVID-19 update. Is our recent COVID wave finally peaking? And an update on GOP state Senator Dave Osmek’s anti-protestor/anti-free speech bill.