The Matt McNeil Show – August 30, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: Matt and his family face a dilemma on whether to repair the kids car or get a new one. Fake conservative outrage about Afghanistan.

Hour 1 segment 2: How conservatives are easily able to manipulate major media outlets.

Hour 1 segment 3: The MN COVID-19 update. Minnesota despite having an outbreak is still the 14th best state in the country. And more conservative anti-vaccine radio host and religious leaders continue to get seriously ill or even die.

Hour 1 segment 4: Another Minnesota school district, this time Lakeville, decides to go  with “personal responsibility” instead of mask mandates. Despite other districts that have taken a similar approach seeing case spikes.

Hour 2 segment 1: We’re joined by state auditor Julie Blaha. We discuss Blaha’s experience at the state fair, reforming the way Minnesota does small asset forfeiture, her thoughts on COVID from a numbers and data perspective and more!

Hour 2 segment 2: A mask and vaccine mandate protest at the capitol in Minnesota draws under 2,000 people. That’s less than 0.1% of the Twin Cities metro population, which is less than the breakthrough COVID vaccination rate.

Hour 2 segment 3: More on the anti-mask/anti-vaccine rally at the state capitol and some of the crazy rhetoric that was spread by the likes of Mary Kiffemeyer and more. And how the Republicans anti-science stances likely will keep them from winning statewide elections.

Hour 2 segment 4: Your calls on Afghanistan, Tim Walz, Ron Desantis and more!