The Matt McNeil Show – January 10, 2022

Hour 1 segment 1: We start with some sports news today as the Vikings fire both GM Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer. Then Matt shares a story about a sermon he heard from a pastor at a church that he visited about how people who are vaccinated don’t need to be enemies with those who are unvaccinated.

Hour 1 segment 2: Why people who choose to not get vaccinated need to be able to accept the consequences that come with that decision.

Hour 1 segment 3: The MN COVID-19 update.

Hour 1 segment 4: Jen Psaki again schools Peter Doocy of FOX News about how COVID vaccines do actually work. After revelations that many FOX News personalities advised Trump during his time in the White House, should FOX News remain part of the press corp?

Hour 2 segments 1/2: We’re joined by Grace Baltich, President of of AFSCME Local 34 and Ali Fuhrman, President of AFSCME Local 2822. They represent Hennepin County workers that include social workers, human services representatives, service center representatives, and library workers. They discuss why their unions are considering going on strike.

Hour 2 segment 3: An update on who the Republicans might nominate for Minnesota governor, including a new candidate, Kendall Qualls, who unsuccessfully ran for Congress in MN CD3 in 2020. Plus silliness from Paul Gazelka and Michelle Benson.

Hour 2 segment 4: We end today’s show talking about the death of Bob Saget yesterday.