The Matt McNeil Show – January 3, 2021

Hour 1 segment 1: We’re back after the holidays! We start with sports and how the Wild played poorly when hosting the Winter Classic. Then Matt’s prediction about Kirk Cousins comes true, as he missed a key game last night vs. the Packers after he refused to get vaccinated and caught COVID.

Hour 1 segment 2: The MN COVID-19 update.

Hour 1 segment 3: Why Minnesota had such a shortage of free COVID tests during the holidays. Could the test maker be looking to make a profit? And how the 1918 flu pandemic ended.

Hour 1 segment 4: The Rackett reports disgruntled ‘immersive Van Gogh’ Workers are finally getting their legally mandated sick pay.

Hour 2 segment 1: Dumb carjackers in Minnesota. And arrests have been made after a weekend shooting at the Mall of America. Plus Matt’s first trip to uptown as a teenager in the 80’s.

Hour 2 segment 2: Matt reacts to the Star Tribune’s piece about three Minnesota men who were charged as being part of the January 6 insurrection.

Hour 2 segments 3/4: Strategies for how Democrats can have a successful 2022 election cycle.