The Matt McNeil Show – January 17, 2022

Hour 1 segments 1/2: Matt talks about his experience getting COVID last week. Fortunately he is now fully recovered and did not have symptoms.

Hour 1 segment 3: Why there are large segments (mainly right wingers) who are okay with the needless suffering of themselves and others.

Hour 1 segment 4: We playback an interview Merv Griffin conducted with Martin Luther King Jr. in 1967.

Hour 2 segment 1: Going back to the Merv Griffin/MLK interview, Matt talks about how MLK’s appeal to white Americans threatened right wing racists. Then we playback an interview Matt did from December with Deloris Pringle, who is on the Board of Trustees at the Penn Center in Beaufort, South Carolina.

Hour 2 segment 2: The MN COVID-19 update.

Hour 2 segment 3: Free COVID tests are about to become available thanks to the Biden administration. Matt calls out the Star Tribune for running right wing editorials on Sundays (highest readership day) and left wing editorials on Mondays (lowest readership day).