Hour 1: The weekend recap followed by last night’s insanity at the Oscars where Will Smith smacked Oscar host Chris Rock after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith who is experiencing hair loss due to alopecia. Matt talks about Smith’s behavior, why Rock’s joke was in bad taste, media reaction to the incident, why people will likely not remember last night’s winners because of Smith’s actions, your calls and more.
Hour 2 segment 1: More thoughts on the Will Smith/Chris Rock controversy, including what consequences Smith and Rock might face. And how Smith’s decision took away the agency of Jada Pinkett Smith. Also the MN COVID-19 update.
Hour 2 segment 2: A federal judge ruled that Donald Trump “more likely than not” attempted to illegally obstruct Congress as part of his efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
Hour 2 segment 3: Minnesota State Representative Jennifer Schultz announces she will seek the DFL nomination in the 8th Congressional district. Matt explains why current incumbent, Republican Pete Stauber, is a very beatable candidate for the DFL.
Hour 2 segment 4: Many local DFL and GOP endorsement conventions took place around the state this past weekend. We breakdown who won the endorsement in some of the races.